Active marksman shot, killed at Ft. Detrick in Frederick; 2 victims in critical condition


An active shooter has been shot down at Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, after an incident Tuesday morning, authorities say.

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The incident was initially reported around 8:30 a.m. in the 8400 block of Progress Drive. Authorities believe that two people were shot at this location and transported with life-threatening injuries.

After the shooting, the alleged shooter made his way to the gates of Ft. Detrick where they were shot down, according to law enforcement. It is unclear if the alleged shooter was injured. Footage from the scene shows police activity near the gates of Ft. Detrick. The military facility was closed for several hours after the shooting.

All Frederick schools are closed at this time.

Maryland State Police are assisting in the investigation and Governor Hogan has been briefed on the situation.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for updates.

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