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PRESS RELEASE

On Thursday October 12, 2017 at approximately 0805 hours EMS units were dispatched to 4802 Main street(Grasonville Senior Center) for a fall. Upon arrival of the County Paramedic unit, the sheriff’s office was requested for assistance. It was found that a 32  year old female was suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper chest area. The victim was transported by Maryland State Police Aviation to  Shock Trauma for treatment with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries. Because of the proximity to the Grasonville Elementary School – Queen Anne’s County Public School Officials in consultation with the Sheriff’s Office placed the School on lockdown, which lasted for under an hour, the lockdown was lifted at approximately 10:30a.m.  An investigation lead by the Criminal Investigation Unit found the gun shot wound to be self inflicted and there is no suspect at large.  At this time Investigators believe there is no danger to the community.