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Posted at 2:51 PM ET, 01/13/2011

Police: Man shot mother, sister, then self

By Associated Press

UPDATE:

Frederick County authorities are identifying the victims of a fatal domestic disturbance near Adamstown.

Sheriff’s Cpl. Jennifer Bailey says investigators believe 26-year-old John Ming Lee, armed with a rifle or shotgun, wounded his mother and sister before apparently shooting himself in the head.

She says Lee was found dead in a car with the gun after a slow-speed chase. Police were responding to a 911 hang-up call made shortly before 5 a.m.

Lee’s 50-year-old mother Siach Song and 18-year-old sister Amy Zheng (cheng) were both shot. Father Jingmin Zheng (cheng) was hurt when he jumped from a second-floor window.

Bailey says all three are being treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Police: Man shot parents, sister, then self
2:25 p.m.
Frederick County Sheriff’s investigators believe a 26-year-old man armed with a rifle or shotgun wounded some of his family members before apparently shooting himself in the head.

Cpl. Jennifer Bailey says the man’s body was found with the gun in a car that left the family’s house near Adamstown as police arrived in response to a 911 hang-up call shortly before 5 a.m. The car crashed after a slow-speed chase.

She says the three survivors are the man’s parents, ages 50 and 58, and his 18-year-old sister. They are being treated at Shock Trauma in Baltimore. At least two of them were shot.

Bailey says the women were found in the house and the father had jumped from a second-floor window.

1 dead, 3 hurt in Frederick shooting
9:31 a.m.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says one person is dead and three are hurt in a shooting south of Frederick.

Capt. Tim Clarke says the three injured people were flown Thursday morning to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s shock trauma unit in Baltimore.

Police have closed a section of Ballenger Creek Pike for the investigation.

They are asking people to avoid Ballenger Creek Pike between Mountville Road and Doubs Road until the investigation is complete.


Police investigation closes Frederick road
8:41 a.m.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has closed Ballenger Creek Pike for a police investigation.

The department said Thursday that Ballenger Creek Pike between Mountville Road and Doubs Road has been shut down. It is asking people to stay away from the area until the investigation is completed.

No other details were immediately available.

By Associated Press  | January 13, 2011; 2:51 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  
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Comments

Dam Mexicans.

Posted by: blackforestcherry | January 13, 2011 3:45 PM | Report abuse

Crazy asians.

Posted by: Jsuf | January 13, 2011 4:21 PM | Report abuse

Stupid economy killing us.

Posted by: Jim110 | January 13, 2011 4:46 PM | Report abuse

How does someone shoot himself in the head with a rifle or shotgun while sitting in a car?

Posted by: Nghbrhdwatch | January 13, 2011 5:10 PM | Report abuse

It's Bush's, Limbaugh's, Hannity's, Beck's O'Reilley's and Palin's faults.

Posted by: waterfrontproperty | January 13, 2011 5:51 PM | Report abuse

The Post should reconsider enabling comments after stories like this if these are the crap that we're going to get.

Posted by: justmike | January 13, 2011 6:50 PM | Report abuse

Obama's fault?

Posted by: jab00 | January 14, 2011 12:10 AM | Report abuse

i am not trying to die because you want to die kill yourself and forget about killing other

Posted by: johnsonhermanj | January 14, 2011 7:14 AM | Report abuse

For all you out there contemplating a murder-suicide spree. The scenario works best if you do the suicide portion first...

Posted by: hueeman | January 14, 2011 8:22 AM | Report abuse

The Post should reconsider enabling comments after stories like this if these are the crap that we're going to get.

Posted by: justmike |
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Completely agree.

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USA! USA! USA!

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