Fort Detrick commander hails rapid response from military police after base personnel neutralize shooter

A medic with the US Navy was shot dead on Tuesday at the Army base of Fort Detrick, Maryland, the US authorities said.

The man arrived at the base after opening fire at people in the vicinity of the nearby Riverside Tech Park, leaving at least two people injured.

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Both victims are in critical condition, US media report.

Previously, US Navy reported an "active shooter situation" involving its staff at the base, adding that the attacker had been killed. Read more at i24