From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:
[January 1, 2014, Joppa, MD] — The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death of a 52 year-old female from Joppa as a suicide. The victim died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
On December 31, 2013 at 9:53 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of Gilmor Road, Joppa, for a report of a subject inside a private residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies arrived to find a 52 year-old female on her living room floor observing further that she had been shot.
Deputies secured the scene and began rendering emergency medical care. Paramedics from the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company had also responded with police and assumed caring for the patient. The victim was initially transported to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and then later transferred to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. She was pronounced dead shortly after midnight January 1, 2014.
No further information is being released.