Wednesday, 24 October, 2018

Shooting near US National Security Agency, scene secure

BREAKING: Reports of possible shooting at Fort Meade near NSA building Shooting near US National Security Agency, scene secure: media
Ellis Copeland | 14 February, 2018, 19:13

On the morning of February 14, emergency crews responded to the NSA campus at Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County for reports of a shooting.

"NSA police and local law enforcement are addressing an incident that took place this morning at one of NSA's secure vehicle entry gate", ABC News quoted the spokesman as saying. "The situation is under control and there are no ongoing security or safety concerns", NSA spokesperson Chris Augustine said in a statement.

A Fort Meade spokesman confirmed one person had been injured and transported and that a main highway was closed near the facility, a U.S. Army installation about 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Washington.

Footage from the incident on CNN showed, what appeared to be a black SUV being stopped at the security barrier. Officials state that the shooting suspect is in custody and no longer poses a threat.

The FBI in Baltimore tweeted that it was "aware of the incident" and was sending personnel to respond. WRC said bullet holes could be seen in the vehicle's front window, and several airbags were deployed.

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"The NSA Police force is now investigating". "More information will be released as it becomes available".

In 2015, two men dressed as women tried to ram a stolen auto through the gate of the National Security Agency headquarters at Fort Meade.

In a statement, the White House said, "Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has been affected".

Stay with FOX 5 for the latest on this developing story.

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