A suspect is in custody after firing at park rangers in Florida's Everglades National Park on Sunday, officials said.
The Everglades National Park reported an active shooter at the park who shot at park rangers “unprovoked.” The tweet identifies the suspect as a 33-year-old white man.
Suspect has been located and is in custody. Incident has been resolved. Press release to follow soon. Please continue to avoid the area.— Everglades National Park (@EvergladesNPS) March 29, 2021
The national park called on visitors and residents in Flamingo, Fla., to shelter in place, noting the main park road was closed “for public safety.”
Federal, state and local law enforcement were searching for the suspect. The national park said there were no injuries to report as of 8:40 p.m.
Active shooter incident happening at Everglades NP. Main park road (SR 9336) closed for public safety. Visitors/residents in Flamingo should shelter in place. Suspect is a 33 y.o. white male. Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are coordinating the response.— Everglades National Park (@EvergladesNPS) March 29, 2021
There are no injuries to report as of now. Suspect fired at park rangers unprovoked. Suspect is still at large.— Everglades National Park (@EvergladesNPS) March 29, 2021