Maryland authorities said local police are “on scene responding to an active shooter” in the city of Frederick on Tuesday morning. Frederick is about a 50-mile drive northwest of Washington, DC.
“Currently there are two victims and one suspect is down,” the Frederick Police Department said on Twitter.
The shooting was in the northeast of the city, about a 4-mile drive east of the US Army’s Fort Detrick, according to police.
Special agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are responding to assist, the ATF’s office in Baltimore said on Twitter.
Please avoid the area of Progress Drive and Opposumtown Pike.
— Frederick Police (@Fred_MD_Police) April 6, 2021
This is a developing story and will be updated.