ELK MILLS, Md. — Sheriff’s deputies called to a northeastern Maryland home Friday morning for a report of a shooting found five bodies, an official said.

Cecil County Sheriffs Office spokesman Lt. Michael Holmes said five people were found dead inside the home on a cul-de-sac in Elk Mills, a few miles from the Delaware state line, The Cecil Whig reported.

Deputies were called to the home just after 9 a.m. and made entry to find the bodies, Holmes said.


We got a call indicating multiple people were shot, he said, adding that investigators were still inside the house.

There was no threat to the public, Holmes said.