Both have been taken from the scene by helicopter, police mentioned.
The incident ended when the gunman was fatally shot by police after he brandished a weapon on the installations, Army Brig. Gen. Michael J. Talley mentioned.
Authorities are investigating each the motive and circumstances surrounding the incident, Talley informed reporters at a day information convention. Here’s what we know thus far:
How the day unfolded
Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando mentioned the primary shooting befell at “a military institution” within the Riverside Tech Park.
In a information launch, the police division mentioned the constructing is a warehouse rented by Naval Medical Research Center, Biological Defense Research Directorate to retailer analysis provides and gear.
After the shooting, a sufferer entered a close by enterprise, Nicolock Paving Stones, and requested for assist, a individual there mentioned.
“Our team was able to assist them and called the authorities,” a assertion launched by Jeremy Mutschler, director of selling and promoting at Nicolock, reads. The assertion emphasizes that the shooting didn’t occur at Nicolock
The gunman was stopped at the gates of the set up, however earlier than the car might be searched the shooter took off.
He was stopped about 1/2 mile onto the set up, the place he received out of the automotive, brandished a weapon and was shot by police, Talley informed reporters.
Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando mentioned the gunman used a rifle however didn’t present any extra info on the weapon.
Frederick is about a 50-mile drive northwest of Washington, DC. Woldesenbet was an E-4 rank and didn’t reside on Fort Detrick, officers mentioned.
Agencies serving to Frederick police embody the FBI; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Maryland State Police; and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.
The FBI is dealing with the primary shooting scene, officers mentioned.
NCS’s Jason Hanna, Melissa Alonso, Joe Johns, Amanda Watts and Michael Callahan contributed to this report.