Maryland gym shooting: Man in critical condition after shots fired at LA Fitness

A man has critical injuries after a fight led to a shooting inside a Glenarden, Maryland, gym on Thursday.

Glenarden Police Chief Regis Bryant said officers got a call around 8:30 p.m. about a shooting inside the LA Fitness at 9450 Ruby Lockhart Blvd. When police got there, they found a man who’d been shot several times.

He was taken to the hospital where police said he was in “critical condition.”

Bryant said the man was shot on the basketball court after an argument with another man, who fled the scene in an unidentified white vehicle. Several people saw the shooting unfold, according to Bryant.

The Prince George’s County Police Department will lead the investigation. The LA Fitness is closed until 8 a.m. Saturday, according to its website.

Below is a map of where the shooting happened:

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Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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