Playground shooting in Anne Arundel Co. leaves 1 injured

A 15-year-old boy was shot at a playground in Severn, Maryland, Thursday afternoon, Anne Arundel police said.

The boy was taken to a hospital with nonlife threatening injuries, according to police.

In a statement, police said four males arrived in an SUV and started shooting at a group of people on the playground in the 8100 block of Meade Village Circle, just north of Reece Road.

Someone shot back at the group and fled the scene.

Anne Arundel County officers investigating the shooting believe it was a “targeted incident” and ask that anyone with more information call them at 410-222-6155, or anonymously at 410-222-4700.

Hugh Garbrick

Hugh graduated from the University of Maryland’s journalism college in 2020. While studying, he interned at the Queen Anne & Magnolia News, a local paper in Seattle, and reported for the school’s Capital News Service. Hugh is a lifelong MoCo resident, and has listened to the local radio quite a bit.

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