Daily Times (Primos, PA)

Medic who shot 2 assigned to medical research center


WASHINGTON » A Navy medic who shot and wounded two U.S. sailors before he was killed by police on a nearby Army base was a laboratory technician assigned to a Naval medical research center on the base, according to his service record and a military official.

Fantahun Girma Woldesenbe­t, 38, and the two men he shot Tuesday at a government-leased military warehouse all were assigned to Fort Detrick in Frederick, authoritie­s said.

Employees at Nicolock Paving Stones, a business located in the same office park as the warehouse, assisted one of the wounded sailors, Navy hospitalma­n Casey Nutt, 26, of Germantown, Maryland, after he fled the scene of the initial shooting. Nutt was released from a hospital Tuesday evening, authoritie­s said.

The other wounded sailor — Navy hospital corpsman 1st Class Carlos Portugal, 36, of Frederick — e remained in critical condition Wednesday.

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