‘US Navy serviceman guns down two’ in Frederick shooting near Fort Detrick as military confirm sailors were involved

A US Navy servicemen allegedly shot two people near Fort Detrick as the military confirmed that sailors were involved.

Frederick police confirmed that the suspect died after the active shooting in Frederick, Maryland on Tuesday morning.



The alleged suspect is an active member of the US Navy, sources told ABC7.

The shooter allegedly was pursuing and shooting at people as they tried to escape, the outlet reported.

Fox also confirmed that the US Navy told them that sailors were involved in the shooting.

At least one trooper was dispatched to pick up an individual with a gunshot wound.

Cops were reportedly hunting for a suspect who they said was driving a black Nissan.



United States Army Future Command installation Fort Detrick was quickly put on lockdown. The all clear was sounded just after 10am local time.

Officials told Fox5 that the shooter was taken down near the Fort.

A reporter for the outlet said that both victims had life-threatening injuries and are currently at Baltimore Shock Trauma Center.

Schools were put on lockdown while the alleged shooter is still at large.

Frederick Community College issued a statement on Twitter asking everyone to "please follow the lockdown alert" adding "this is not a drill."

An ABC7 reporter was told that the case included three crime scenes – one in Frederick City, one in Frederick Country and one on the US Military ground.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has been briefed on the situation, his communications director confirmed.

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