New details emerge in deadly Maryland high school shooting

first_imgABCNews.com(LEXINGTON PARK, Md.) — New details have emerged about the alleged shooter in last week’s deadly high school attack at a Maryland high school, authorities said.Suspect Austin Rollins, a student at Great Mills High School, shot himself in the head at the same instant the school’s sole resource officer, Deputy Blaine Gaskill, fired one nonfatal shot that struck Rollins’ hand, according to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.Rollins has since died from the injuries, after allegedly shooting two other students, one of whom also later died from her injuries. The other student, Desmond Barnes, survived being shot in the leg.Prior to their investigation, authorities had been unsure whether the officer or the suspect fired the fatal shot.A timeline created by the sheriff’s office details how the shooting unfolded.Rollins allegedly shot Willey and Barnes in a school hallway just before classes began last Tuesday, police said. Both were transported to a hospital, with Willey in critical condition.Willey’s mother Thursday tearfully announced her daughter would be taken off life support.Authorities later discovered that Willey and Rollins had a prior relationship, which, they said, had recently ended. The investigation is ongoing.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Heat wave in Northeast, East Coast bringing record temperatures

first_imgABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A heat wave continues to affect the Northeast with more than a dozen record highs tied or broken Sunday from New Hampshire down to Virginia. Some of the records from Sunday include Richmond, Virginia, which reached 101 degrees; Washington, D.C.’s Dulles Airport, which tied its record at 98; Norfolk, Virginia which hit 102 and Manchester, New Hampshire, which peaked at 98 degrees. More records are possible Monday with 15 states from South Carolina to Maine under Heat Advisory and Warnings. Temperatures are expected to reach the 90s with near 100 possible from Hartford, Connecticut to Washington, D.C. Record highs will also be possible in Hartford which is forecast to be 97 and has a record of 100 along with Baltimore which is forecast to be near 100 and the record there is 102.But as they always say, it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. So Monday will feel like its 100 to 110 degrees from New York City to Washington, D.C. and all the way down to the Carolinas.The big question is how long will this sauna type of weather last? Will we see any relief? There is a weak cold front that is expected to move through the Northeast on Tuesday and some drop in humidity should occur for New England down to New York City and Philadelphia, but down in D.C. and the Carolinas, the scorcher is expected to continue. More substantial cooling and drier air is expected in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic by the end of the week, however. Summer is now half way over and the meteorological fall begins Sept. 1, just a little more than a month away.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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