man was taken into custody Wednesday morning after a shooting outside
the National Security Agency building at Fort Meade that ended with a
black SUV stopped by barriers outside a gate, officials said.
person was injured in the shooting and was taken to the hospital, Fort
Meade spokeswoman Cheryl Phillips told Fox News. The shooting occurred
at the visitors gate off Route 32 at the U.S. military installation
around 7:15 a.m., FOX5DC reported.
police and local law enforcement are addressing an incident that took
place this morning at one of NSA's security vehicle entry gates. The
situation is under control and there's no ongoing security or safety
threat," an the NSA said in a statement to Fox News.
FBI added that the incident at the military installation “has been
from the scene showed an SUV riddled with bullets, the vehicle's
airbags deployed and blood on the ground. The SUV also appeared to have
crashed into a white barrier.
Trump was briefed on the situation, White House spokeswoman Lindsay
President has been briefed on the shooting at Ft. Meade. Our thoughts
and prayers are with everyone that has been affected. We will continue
to provide updates as they become available," Walters said.
FBI said it is sending personnel to respond to the scene. The official
Twitter account of Fort Meade earlier said the highway was shut down
due to a “police investigation.”
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