connectVideoPolice respond to hostage situation at UPS facility in Logan Township, New Jersey following reports of active shooter
A man who his ex-girlfriend and another person taken hostage in a New Jersey, United Parcel Service facility on Monday led to an active shooter situation that police rushing to the scene, sources told Fox News.
Logan Township police told Fox News that “shots are fired” at the facility, which is located about 20 miles south of Philadelphia. A law enforcement source later told Fox News that no one was hit by the gunfire, and the suspected shooter is a man, known to the local police that his ex-girlfriend and another person hostage in the building.
The incident in the facility was first reported at about 9 pm, which a great response from the local and county officials. Video and photos from the scene showed police cars around the loading dock of the building in The Township. Armed agents could be seen crouching behind one of the vehicles.
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“UPS is working with law enforcement as they respond to an active shooter situation at one of the company of the supply chain and processing facilities in Logan Township, New Jersey. We can provide information on the identity of the people involved at this time,” the company said in a statement.
The police responded to an active shooter situation in New Jersey UPS facility on Monday.
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The UPS facility was evacuated. A modified lockdown, meaning that nobody can enter or leave the building, was ordered in three Logan Township schools after the reported active shooter.
New York City police said they are also monitoring the situation.
Fox News’ Bryan Llenas and Rick Leventhal and The Associated Press contributed to this report.