MIDDLEBORO — The suspect in an active shooter situation in Middleboro this morning has been caught.
Police said that they apprehended the man after shots were reportedly fired outside a Massachusetts Department of Transportation public works facility near Route 28 and Evergreen Drive just after 9 a.m. Friday.
Earlier reports had stated that four to five shots were fired inside the facility; however, the shots were fired outside the facility.
No injuries were reported during the incident.
The suspect was found and taken into custody near where the incident took place at around 11:30 a.m.
Police said that there is no current danger to the community, and the shelter in place order has been lifted.
The suspect fled on foot into the woods nearby, with police setting up a perimeter and conducting a large-scale search in conjunction with state police.
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