How the day unfolded
Police were called to the first scene
, about a 4-mile drive east of Fort Detrick
, 주위에 8:20 오전, Lando said earlier
. “We know some people fled from the business
,” Lando said
Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said the first shooting took place at “a military institution” in the Riverside Tech Park.
In a news release, the police department said the building is a warehouse rented by Naval Medical Research Center, Biological Defense Research Directorate to store research supplies and equipment.
After the shooting, a victim entered a nearby business, Nicolock Paving Stones, and asked for help, a person there said.
“Our team was able to assist them and called the authorities,” a statement released by Jeremy Mutschler, director of marketing and advertising at Nicolock, 읽다. The statement emphasizes that the shooting did not happen at Nicolock
The gunman was stopped at the gates of the installation, but before the vehicle could be searched the shooter took off.
He was stopped about 1/2 mile onto the installation, where he got out of the car, brandished a weapon and was shot by police, Talley told reporters.
Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said the gunman used a rifle but did not provide any additional information on the weapon.
Fort Detrick is an Army biomedical and research facility
. There are elements of other military branches on the post
. According to the website Military Installations
, there are about
1,300 active-duty military and
8,500 civilians and contractors at Fort Detrick or the Forest Glen campus in Silver Spring
Frederick is about a 50-mile drive northwest of Washington, DC. Woldesenbet was an E-4 rank and did not live on Fort Detrick, 관리들은 말했다.
Agencies helping Frederick police include the FBI; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Maryland State Police; and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.
The FBI is handling the first shooting scene, 관리들은 말했다.