Showing posts with label Aberdeen Proving Ground. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Aberdeen Proving Ground. Show all posts

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Aberdeen Proving Ground soldier dead after standoff

Soldier Dead After Barricade Situation At Aberdeen Proving Ground
Associated Press
CBS Baltimore
March 23, 2018
The soldier’s name is being withheld until next of kin has been notified. The soldier was assigned to the Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (WJZ/AP) — Army officials say an incident involving a soldier who barricaded himself inside a home on a U.S. Army installation ended after a 17-hour standoff.

Aberdeen Proving Ground spokesman David Patterson says the man was alone in the home when a concerned relative called Thursday morning saying he’d locked himself inside. In a statement Friday afternoon, the installation stated emergency responders found the soldier dead inside the home early Friday morning.
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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Nasir Siddique Motives Unclear in Murder-Suicide Investigation

Man fatally shoots wife, son and himself in Maryland
Washington Post
By Dan Morse and Justin Wm. Moyer
September 29, 2016
Nasir Siddique, the father, was an employee at the Department of Public Works for the U.S. Army’s Aberdeen Proving Ground. He had served in active duty in the Army and reached the rank of lieutenant colonel.

By Wednesday night, friends of University of Maryland college student Farhad Siddique had grown deeply concerned. He’d missed a class that afternoon and couldn’t be reached. They reported him missing.

At 10:30 p.m. as the friends walked through a parking lot just outside the College Park campus, they spotted a red Jeep that belonged to Siddique’s father. The passenger-seat front window was shattered.

A police car, arriving to check on the young man, pulled into the same lot.

What soon became clear was a terrible sequence of events.

Siddique’s father, 57-year-old Nasir Siddique, had shot his son and then killed himself inside the Jeep, miles away from the family’s home in Harford County. Some time earlier, at the home north of Baltimore in Bel Air, Nasir Siddique had fatally shot his wife, 48-year-old Zarqa Siddique, who worked for the Harford school system helping students with severe disabilities.
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Sunday, March 6, 2016

Army Staff Sgt. Shot by Police on Anniversary of Friend's Suicide

Sheriff's Office won't release names of deputies who shot, killed 'suicidal' man in Harford 
The Baltimore Sun Bryna Zumer
March 4, 2016

"I think it's just telling that it's on the one-year anniversary of his friend who killed himself," Councilman Joe Woods said Friday about Bradley, who was believed to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Harford County Sheriff's Office said Friday that the names of the three deputies who shot and killed Army Staff Sergeant Travis Boyd Bradley, who was assigned to Aberdeen Proving Ground, would not be released.

The Sheriff's Office, citing its past practice and procedure, said the names of the deputies, who are on routine administrative leave, would not be released because they were part of the tactical deployment in the standoff that turned deadly Wednesday afternoon and evening outside of Bradley's house on Althea Court in Bel Air South.

The Sheriff's Office took a similar position against releasing the names of deputies involved in a shooting incident following the Sept. 28, 2013 fatal shooting of 34-year-old Austin Francis Jones inside a Havre de Grace house where police say Jones was holding a woman hostage and had pointed an object, which looked like a firearm, out the window at police.
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