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Odenton shooting leaves one injured today

The Anne Arundel County Police Department (AACPD) is reporting a shooting that took place today in the 700 Block of Hammond Branch Road, in Odenton, not far from Piney Orchard Parkway.

The shooting was apparently the result of a confrontation outdoors, but the shooting victim was reportedly a bystander who was living in a nearby residence.

"Apparently there was some kind of altercation in a parking lot," said AACPD Public Information Officer Marc Limansky. The shooting was just recently reported on the AACPD's Twitter account and police are continuing to gather information.

A person of interest is in custody, according to police, and there is no ongoing threat to the community.

The victim of the shooting received non life-threatening injuries, according to police.