Active Shooter Taken Down At Military Base In Maryland, 2 People Shot

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An active shooter was stopped when he went to the gate of Fort Detrick, located in Maryland, after apparently firing shots at a nearby business.

It is unknown how the active shooter was taken down, but police confirm that the suspect is no longer a threat.

Following the shooting, the suspected shooter made their way to the gates of Ft. Detrick where they were taken down, according to law enforcement. It is unclear if the suspected shooter was injured. Images from the scene show law enforcement activity near the gates of Ft. Detrick. The military installation was under lockdown for several hours following the shooting.

via fox13news

Two men were shot and were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The suspect was only identified as a 38-year-old male. Upon attempting to enter the base, he was shot by personnel at the base. He did no survive his injuries.

Schools in the area were placed on lockdown as a precaution.

A press conference occurred around 10:30 am EST, explaining more of the situation. A video of that press conference can be seen below.

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