April 6, 2021 10:41 am
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Updates on investigation into shooting near military base in Maryland: 2 injured, suspect dead


The Frederick Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred near Fort Detrick in Frederick Tuesday morning.

Two people were shot and the suspect was confronted, shot and killed by authorities at the military base, according to local reports. The shooting took place at a business in Riverside Tech Park.

One of the victims is expected to be released Wednesday, according to reports.

The U.S. Navy later confirmed that the deceased suspect was Navy hospital corpsman Fantahun Girma Woldesenbet and identified the two victims as Navy sailors.

There is no active threat to the area at this time and local lockdowns have been lifted, police said during a news conference Tuesday morning.

A press briefing is expected at 2:30 local time.

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