An active shooter opened fire near the House of Cards set in Maryland on Wednesday, October 18, Us Weekly confirms. According to Variety, the set was temporarily placed on lockdown.
"We have been in touch with local authorities and are aware of a shooting situation that happened about a mile away from the House of Cards set,â Netflix and MRC tell Us Weekly in a statement. âProduction on the show has not been impacted."
The Harford County Sheriffâs office posted details of the incident on its official Facebook page on Wednesday. âThis morning, at 8:58 am, deputies were dispatched to Advanced Granite Solution in the 2100 block of Emmorton Park Road and arrived at 9:02 am for the report of a shooting,â the statement reads. âAt this time, we can confirm five people suffered gunshot wounds, in total, three have lost their lives.â
âThe suspect has been identified as: Radee Labeeb Prince 11/5/79. We are now actively searching the area for the suspect who is believed to be driving a 2008 Black GMC Acadia DE Tag # PC64273,â the statement continued. âAny tips, call 1-800-CallFBI. If you see the suspect please do not engage, dial 911.â
The Netflix seriesâ executive producer Dana Brunetti gave his account of the incident on Wednesday, writing on Facebook, âShooting near House of Cards set. I turn on the news to see what is happening, and guess what theyâre covering? Not the 5 dead and 3 wounded while gunman is still on the loose.â
âCNN asked me to come on air the other day to talk about House of Cards and Russia, and today there is an ongoing active shooter near the House of Cards stage and ZERO coverage,â he continued. âTheyâre going nonstop of Sessions and Trump! WTF?!â
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