Gunman takes ex-girlfriend and another person hostage at a New Jersey UPS facility
- An active shooter situation is reported at a UPS facility in Logan Township
- A gunman has reportedly taken his ex-girlfriend and another person hostage
- Aerial images show armed officers crouching behind a vehicle at the facility
- Police are surrounding the loading dock and schools are on a modified lockdown
- More information to come
A gunman has taken his ex-girlfriend and another person hostage at a New Jersey UPS facility Monday morning.
Police have surrounded the loading dock area of the UPS Mail Innovations warehouse in Logan Township, about 20 miles south of Philadelphia.
A man reportedly entered the UPS facility around 8.30am and fired shots into the ceiling before taking his ex-girlfriend and another person hostage, law enforcement sources tell NBC New York.
The source says no one was struck in the initial shooting and there is no information on the gunman’s relationship to UPS.
An active shooting situation is reported at a UPS facility in Logan Township, New Jersey
Armed officers can be seen from aerial images crouching behind one of the vehicles, while other officers were seen swarming an office door.
In a statement, UPS says it’s working with law enforcement on an active shooter situation at its supply chain processing facility in Logan Township, but did not provide details or identify if any employees were involved.
‘We are working with law enforcement as they respond and cannot provide information about the identity of people involved at this time,’ UPS said in a statement.
Ashlee Erickson told 6abc that was in the building when it was evacuated.
‘There was a massive police presence as soon as we were walking out of the building, there were a good ten cop cars, they all had their guns drawn out heading toward the main entrance of the building,’ Erickson said.
‘From what I understand it was someone who did not work there that was having a confrontation with their significant other,’ she added.
Schools in the area were put on a modified lockdown, and no one can enter or leave the schools in the township due to ‘policy activity in a nearby industrial park,’ Superintendent Patricia Haney said.