An Active Shooter has been reported at a Maryland Business park close to Fort Detrick that left two men critically injured.
The suspect was a member of the U.S. Navy and is now dead, according to reports.
Maryland Police shared an announcement that they were “responding to an active shooter” this morning around 8:30 am local time.
The suspect went into a building at Riverside Tech park and cause people inside the building to flee.
Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said after the shooting, the suspect drove about 10 minutes to Fort Detrick, where he was killed by personnel there.
“We have two different scenes,” Lando later told the media.
“All I can tell you is that we have confirmed there is only one shooter. The public is no longer at risk. Everyone is safe.”
From Fox News:
FORT DETRICK, Maryland—Fort Detrick Police have neutralized an active…
U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick announced that the suspect “breached the Nalin Pond gate located off of Opposumtown Pike,” and made it onto the base, where he was fatally wounded.
The U.S. Navy confirmed on Twitter that the suspect, whom police described as a 38-year-old man, was a Navy Hospital Corpsman.
Before the emergency was cleared, authorities placed local schools on lockdown, local affiliate FOX 5 reported, and urged the public to stay away from the area of Progress Drive and Opposumtown Pike until the scene was neutralized, officials said.
“We have two different scenes,” Lando later told the media. “All I can tell you is that we have confirmed there is only one shooter. The public is no longer at risk. Everyone is safe.”
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