Frederick, MD – An “active shooter” wounded two people in Frederick on Tuesday morning before police arrived and stopped him.
The incident occurred just before 9 a.m. on April 6 in the 8400 block of Progress Drive, WUSA reported.
WJLA reported that sources said the gunman was an active-duty Navy sailor.
That witness also told WJLA that the gunman was pursuing and shooting at people who were fleeing and trying to escape the gunfire.
Officials said the suspect was neutralized by law enforcement at about 9:15 a.m. on U.S. Army base Fort Detrick near Nallin Farm Gate, WUSA reported.
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Todd Wivell confirmed that there were two victims from the incident but did not have any details about their medical conditions, WJLA reported
Officials have not said which law enforcement agency’s officer shot the gunman.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) was responding to the scene, WUSA reported.
Fort Detrick and Frederick County Schools are on lockdown.
BREAKING NEWS: Active shooter taken down at Ft. Detrick in Frederick;— Everything DC MD & VA (@TheDMVDailyy) April 6, 2021
Two people were shot at this location and were transported with life-threatening injuries. The suspected shooter made their way to the gates of Ft. Detrick where they were taken down. pic.twitter.com/oVoM1Z0gOL
The 8400 block of Progress Drive in Fredrick MD where the latest active shooter event is happening. pic.twitter.com/CAz4QYM3Hl— Pup Tentacle SSBN-626, SSBN-629, SSBN-659 (@tentacle_pup) April 6, 2021
Please avoid the area of Progress Drive and Opposumtown Pike.— Frederick Police (@Fred_MD_Police) April 6, 2021
Governor Hogan has been briefed on the situation in Frederick. Maryland State Police is assisting in the investigation.— Mike Ricci (@riccimike) April 6, 2021
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