An armed hostage situation brought police swarming to a UPS mail sorting facility in Logan Township, New Jersey, Monday morning.
Officers descended on the UPS Mail Innovations warehouse on Birch Creek Road before 8:30 a.m., Gloucester County dispatchers said.
Reportedly, Police used school buses to evacuate 32 workers out of the facility. The article goes on to state the following:
A man entered the facility and fired shots into the ceiling before taking his ex-girlfriend and another person hostage, a law enforcement source told NBC New York investigative reporter Jonathan Dienst.
No one was struck in the initial shooting, the source said.
Allen Anthony Dowling told The Associated Press he heard a fellow worker say someone had a gun. Dowling says he then heard what he thought was a gunshot and began to run along with other workers.
This is a developing story.
#BREAKING: @GCProsecutor has confirmed there has been gunfire inside the UPS distribution center in Logan Township, New Jersey. Sources said the ex-boyfriend of a female worker is holding her and another woman hostage https://t.co/dOWNqpTjAP @MAbramsKYW1060
— KYW Newsradio (@KYWNewsradio) January 14, 2019
UPDATE: Armed man reportedly takes ex-girlfriend and another person hostage at NJ UPS facility – WNBC
(Video credit: Ashlee Erickson / WPVI)
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) January 14, 2019
DEVELOPING: Major police response for shooting incident that began around 9 a.m. ET at a UPS facility in New Jersey, police and UPS say; remains unclear if anyone has been injured. https://t.co/4NJZlvXH9N
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 14, 2019
— NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) January 14, 2019
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