ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) -- Police in Maryland are investigating a shooting inside a church office that left one woman dead and another seriously wounded.
Thursday's shooting occurred at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City.
Howard County Police say a church custodian called 911 to report the shooting about 5:20 p.m. One woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to a trauma hospital in critical condition.
Their identities weren't immediately released. Police cleared the building to make sure no one else was inside. No other details were immediately available, and it was unclear whether a suspect or suspects has been identified.
Ellicott City is about 14 miles west of Baltimore.