Guard dies after being shot at US Census Bureau in Suitland
A male security guard who was shot at the United States Census Bureau in Suitland has died, according to a hospital spokesperson.
The spokesperson says Lawrence Buckner died at Prince George's Hospital Center at 7:19 p.m. Thursday.
Prince George's County Fire and EMS spokesperson Mark Brady tweeted Thursday evening after the shooting occurred that the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body.
The FBI said Thursday night the shooting of the security guard is related to the car chase in Washington D.C. that ended with the armed suspect and a police officer both shot after an exchange of gunfire.
Update - 12:06 a.m. - 4/10/15
Breaking: US Census Bureau male guard shot by an armed suspect outside the federal complex has died. @fox5newsdc
Update - 9:41 p.m. - 4/9/15
Dc shootout between suspect & police started w armed kidnapping, then suspect shot officer at census bureau, several shootouts w dc officers
Census bureau security officer seriously shot, sergeant shot at scene, suspect shot & other officers may have been hurt in H street crash
Update - 9:28 p.m . - 4/9/15
Developing:Census Bureau shooter captured in DC. He shot a guard in MD, then fled to DC. Police thought he was in the Bureau @fox5newsdc
Update - 9:21 p.m. - 4/9/15
Update: Census loud speaker: "Nightshift employees remain in building to start your normal shift". Police remain on scene. @fox5newsdc
Update - 9:09 p.m. - 4/9/15
BREAKING: On the U.S. Census Bureau loud speaker "All employees may now leave the building" @fox5newsdc
Update - 8:36 p.m - 4/9/15
Update:On the Census Bureau loud speaker: "There's an active shooter on the compound, stay away from windows, until he's found" @fox5newsdc
Update - 8:23 p.m. - 4/9/15
Update: A chopper just flew over Census Bureau, more Federal Agents arrived. Scene still active. @fox5newsdc
Update - 8:01 p.m. - 4/9/15
Update: Hearing LOUD multiple BANGS! Sounds like gun shots or knocking down doors at US Census Bureau. Police cleared area @fox5newsdc
Update - 7:58 p.m. - 4/9/15
Update: Federal Agents & Prince George's Co Police now search cars in US Census Bureau. @fox5newsdc pic.twitter.com/oHFdXuSPsq
Update - 7:58 p.m. - 4/9/15
@PrinceGeorgesMD thoughts and prayers tonight are with the employees, first responders and wounded guard at #censusbureau in #Suitland.
Update - 7:38 p.m. - 4/9/15
Developing: Silver Hill rd now shutdown in front of Census Bureau. ARMED Shooter still inside building @fox5newsdc pic.twitter.com/G19sculp3f
Update - 7:28 p.m. - 4/9/15
Developing: Snipers aimed and ready to take down active shooter in US Census Bureau. Media pushed back @fox5newsdc pic.twitter.com/khe36k0IZq
Update - 7:24 p.m. - 4/9/15
Developing: Active shooter inside US Census Bureau NOW! Sniper teams are now on scene. @fox5newsdc pic.twitter.com/RuCveF1en5