Happening Now: There’s been another active shooter incident. This time on a military base just outside the Greater Washington, DC Metro Area.
“Two people are critically injured after an “active shooter” incident near Fort Detrick Tuesday morning. The suspect, a Navy Hospital Corpsman, is dead, the U.S. Navy confirms,” according to CBS Baltimore.
“Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said there was only one shooter and there is no longer a threat to the community.”
“Frederick Police said they were called to the Riverside Tech Park in the 8400 block of Progress Drive around 8:20 a.m. for an “active shooter” incident. There, the officers found two men were shot. The victims were flown to Shock Trauma where they remain in critical condition.
“As officers were responding to the shooting in Frederick, police learned that personnel on the Army base had shot and killed the suspect. Police said the suspect was a 38-year-old man but didn’t release any more details.”
The U.S. Navy can confirm there was an active shooter incident at Fort Detrick, MD involving U.S. Navy Sailors. The shooter, a Navy Hospital Corpsman, is deceased. We will continue to update with additional details as the situation evolves.
— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) April 6, 2021