Fantahun Woldesenbet

Who is Fantahun Woldesenbet? Wiki, Biography, Age, Maryland Shooting Suspect, Facts

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According to Fantahun Woldesenbet Bio, Wiki, and Biography, He was a US Navy medic who gunned down with a rifle in Frederick, Maryland the morning of April 6 was killed when he broke into Ft. Detrick.

Two people were shot and wounded in the shooting. They are both in critical condition.


He was 38 years old.

Frederick Maryland Shooting

The shooter- who the Navy confirmed was an active Navy Hospital Corpsman- was allegedly pursuing and shooting at people as they tried to escape, ABC7 reported.

The shooter went into a business at Riverside Tech Park, causing people inside to flee, Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said.

It was later confirmed that the shooting took place inside of a military institution that was tied to the Navy.

Lando also confirmed that after the shooting the suspect drove about 10 minutes to Fort Detrick and was killed when he broke into the Fort Detrick base.

The US Navy tweeted earlier: “US Navy can confirm there was an active shooter incident at Fort Detrick, MD involving US Navy Sailors. We will continue to update with additional details as the situation evolves.”

Later, the Navy tweeted that the “active shooter incident” involved US Navy Sailors.

“The shooter, a Navy Hospital Corpsman, is deceased,” the Navy wrote.

Fantahun Woldesenbet Shooting Suspect

At a news conference on Tuesday, police identified the suspect as Fantahun Girma Woldesenbet.

The 38-year-old “brandished a rifle” and police were currently investigating a motive behind the incident.

The suspect served at a rank of E4 and resided in Frederick.

Frederick police confirmed that personnel at the base shot the suspect and he was “down” and despite life-saving efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The base’s official Twitter page confirmed that Fort Detrick police “neutralized” the shooter.

According to police, the shooting took place in the northeast side of the city, about a four-mile drive east from the US Army Fort Detrick base.

Police Report

Fredrick Community College was quickly put on lockdown following the reports of an active shooter.

The lockdown was lifted a short while later as FCC asked their students to continue to follow lockdown protocol, however, they stated there is “no imminent threat on FCC campus.”

“Please continue with lockdown protocol. There is no imminent threat on FCC campus but we are continuing to monitor the situation,” FCC tweeted.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has been briefed on the situation, his communications director confirmed.

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