Two shot behind Charles County high school

UPDATE – ABC7 says the woman has died after speaking to the Charles County sheriff. Her husband is in critical condition. Both were shot while walking their dog along a path behind the high school.

The woman was in her 40s. Police say that the shooting appears to be random and that the gunman unloaded a handgun, hitting the victims multiple times.

WASHINGTON, Friday – 10/26/2012, 9:09pm ET – Police say a man and woman were shot while walking on a path behind Westlake High School in Waldorf, Md. Friday night.

ABC7 says both people were taken to the hospital in critical condition. A listener tells WTOP that a large number of police were in the area tonight, advising people to stay in their homes.

It is unclear whether a suspect is in custody. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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