UPDATE – 2:00 pm -Lovell Cove scene is secured. Lift Shelter in Place for Lovell Cove residents. All Patuxent River Gates are open. Base to resume normal operations.
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – 1:00 pm – Shots reported in Lovell Cove Housing. NAS Pax River emergency personnel are on site, and the scene has been declared secure.
All personnel in Lovell Cove are directed to shelter in place until further notice for safety.
All others avoid the location until further notice.
MEDEVAC was requested for one patient suffering from a gunshot wound. MSP Trooper 7 arrived at Naval Air Station Patuxent River and is awaiting for the patient to transport.
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but i thought guns werent allowed on base hurr durr
I wonder what everyone does at the shooting range then, you dingus
Guns can be in the housing areas if registered.
No where in St.Mary’s is safe anymore. It’s the new P.G. County
Each member who lives on base must register any rifle or pistol….they have. It’s not illegal to own a gun, just register it on base
If you live in base and you own guns, you’re supposed to check the guns into the armory.
I believe the rules are if you own any firearms that you must store them in the base armory. Now, I don’t know if thats for the entire installation or just for people who reside in the barracks and/ or the housing area. I have been retired from the Military for over 30 years now and I do know about the personnel living in the barracks definitely can’t keep weapons in their rooms and as far as base housing that may be a different set of rules. And as far as it not being legal to own weapons on base is like saying that Chicago where guns are illegal but, look at all the shooting deaths they have a year and on three day weekend holidays they may have 60 to over a hundred shooting. But, only 15 to 20 of those shot are murdered while the others are either just wounded or maimed for life.
Every has a gun. It’s the military. Really?
Did you “really” graduate?
Since when, weren’t guns allowed on base? If you live in base housing and are a legal gun owner, you can have them. If you are authorized to hunt on base, and they are registered with the base, you can bring them on…to hunt.
Neither is speeding but it happens
You’d think a military base would be swarming with good guys with guns…it’s the only deterrent to shootings according to the NRA.
Why would they have armed guards in the housing area? It’s not a prison. The good guys with guns protect the entrance to the base, not every square foot of it.
You used to be allowed to hunt in limited areas on the base (Patuxent Naval Air Station). Maybe you still can.
Back in the 80s I had a friend who worked for environmental services there — and she would take statistics on hunted deer there. She used to pull teeth from shot deer to monitor age and health.
Please nobody remind me how long ago that was, LoL. 😉
I work in Natural Resources. We still allow hunting on base. We still take the jaw to age the deer.
In case some of you don’t know, some sections of housing on base is open to the general public to live…civilians, so anything can and will occur there…no place is immune, registered firearms or not, they are still operational. Hopefully the victim is alright.
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