A man who took his ex-girlfriend and another person hostage in a New Jersey United Parcel Service facility on Monday triggered an active shooter situation that sent police rush to the scene, sources Fox News told.
Logan Township Police told Fox News that "shots have been fired" at the facility, 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 alleged shooter was a man known for local law enforcement, who took his ex-girlfriend and another person hostage inside the building.
The incident at the facility was reported for the first time at 9 am, which led to a major response from local and county members. Video and pictures from the scene showed police cruisers surrounding the charging area in the Logan Township building.
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"UPS is working on law enforcement when responding to an active shooting situation at one of the company's supply chain processing plants in Logan Township, New Jersey. do not provide information about the identity of the people involved at this time, the company said in a statement.
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The UPS plant was evacuated. A modified lockdown, which means no one can enter or leave the building, was ordered at three Logan Township schools after the reported active shooter.
Police in New York City said they were also monitoring the situation.
Fox News "Bryan Llenas and Rick Leventhal and Associated Press contributed to this report.