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Authorities: Navy medic shoots 2, is shot and killed on base

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Maryland shooting

UPDATE: 10:25 A.M.

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Navy medic shot two people at a Maryland business park before fleeing to the Fort Detrick military base, where he was shot and killed.

Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said at a news conference that the male suspect entered a business at the Riverside Tech Park on Tuesday, causing people inside to flee, but it was unclear if the shooting took place inside or outside.

After the shooting, the man drove about 10 minutes to Fort Detrick, where he was shot by police who followed him onto the base.

UPDATE: 10:17 A.M.

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — US Navy: Suspect in active shooting incident at Fort Detrick was Navy medic; suspect is dead.

UPDATE: 9:45 A.M.

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- Police: Suspect dead, 2 victims in critical condition after shooting in Maryland.


FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police in Frederick, Maryland, say they’ve responded to an active shooter and that there are at least two victims.

The U.S. Navy reported an “active shooter incident” at Fort Detrick on Tuesday involving sailors.

The police department said on Facebook on Tuesday morning that “the suspect is down. There are two victims with status unknown.”

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