UPDATE: Armed Hostage Situation at NJ UPS Facility

NBCNEWYORK.COM:

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.

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