Update: Dec. 4, 5:17 p.m.
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, in a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, says it has been requested to conduct the investigation into the Lovettsville shooting in coordination with the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General.
Update: Dec. 4, 12:34 p.m.
Two federal government workers were involved in this morning's shooting at a Lovettsville post office.
"The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) can confirm that an OIG special agent was involved in a critical incident, which resulted in the agent discharging his firearm and shooting a Postal Service employee," an OIG statement reads. "The Post Service employee was transported to a local hospital. This is an ongoing investigation and no further details can be released at this time."
Update: Dec. 4, 12:09 p.m.
The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General says one of the people involved in this morning's shooting in Lovettsville was a special agent with the postal service.
It appears that agent was the person transported to a local hospital following the incident, but the Times-Mirror is working to verify that information.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Original report: Dec. 4, 11:11 a.m.
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred this morning in the parking lot of the United States Postal Service in Lovettsville.
Deputies received reports of the incident shortly after 9 a.m. and reported to the post office at 15 N. Church St., LCSO officials told the Times-Mirror.
One male victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, which authorities described as "non-life threatening."
The suspect, a man, reportedly remained on the scene and is currently cooperating with authorities, according to the LCSO.
According to a post on the Town of Lovettsville Facebook page, the scene is secure and there is no threat to the public at this time.
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