There was a shooting outside the National Security Agency Wednesday morning. The suspect, who was stopped in a black SUV at the agency’s barrier, is reportedly being held, the Associated Press reports.
BREAKING: Suspect held, black SUV stopped at barrier after shooting outside National Security Agency.— The Associated Press (@AP) February 14, 2018
Police say authorities are responding to a shooting outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade, where police have surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran into a barrier. https://t.co/CTlaEUxrOh— The Associated Press (@AP) February 14, 2018
One person has been injured in the shooting.
A Fort Meade spokeswoman confirmed that one person was injured in the shooting outside the base and was taken to hospital. The White House said President Trump was briefed on the situation. https://t.co/wVPLI9qspE— The Associated Press (@AP) February 14, 2018
"NSA police and local law enforcement are addressing an incident that took place this morning at one of NSA’s secure vehicle entry gates. The situation is under control and there are no ongoing security or safety concerns," NSA spokesperson Chris Augustine said in a statement.
This post will be updated.