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Authorities: A naval doctor shoots 2, is shot down on a base

FREDERICK, Md. – A Navy medic shot and seriously injured two people in a Maryland business park on Tuesday, then fled to a nearby military base where he was shot, police and officials said. the US Navy.

The man walked into a Riverside Tech Park business, causing people to flee inside, but it was not known whether the shooting took place inside or outside, the chief said. Frederick Police, Jason Lando.

After the shooting, the medic drove about 10 minutes to Fort Detrick, where he was shot by base personnel, Lando said at a press conference. The US Navy issued an initial statement saying there had been an “active sniper incident” at Fort Detrick “involving American sailors” and that the gunman, a naval medic assigned to the base, had been killed. Fort Detrick officials later confirmed that the man who was killed at the base was the same person who shot the two people in the business park.

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