Street fight in Cumberland leads to shooting

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Cumberland Police Department police vehicle.

CUMBERLAND, MD – Police in Cumberland were called to Ridgeway Terrace early Sunday morning after receiving multiple 911 calls regarding a disturbance and gunshots being fired.

Police arrived at the location at around 2:45 am, but by the time of their arrival the suspects had fled. Through an investigation, police determined there was a large fight involving multiple individuals. Gunshots rang out, but at this time, no injuries have been reported.

“Upon the officer’s arrival at the scene, all subjects had fled. Officers were able to locate evidence at the scene, which confirmed that an assault took place as well as empty casings from a small caliber firearm were also located,” the Cumberland Police Department Captain James D. Burt said today. “Officers began investigating and talking to anyone in the area who may have information. Surveillance video which captured the fight was able to be reviewed, and several leads are currently being followed up on.”

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Cumberland Police Department at 301-777-1600; callers can remain anonymous.

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