HEADLINE Suspect injured, SUV stopped after shooting at NSA gate

HEADLINE

Suspect injured, SUV stopped after shooting at NSA gate

AP

21:27, February 14, 2018

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In this image made from video and provided by WUSA TV-9, authorities investigate the scene of a shooting outside National Security Agency, Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: AP)

Police responded to a shooting Wednesday outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade, where authorities surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran into a barrier.

Fort Meade garrison spokeswoman Cheryl Phillips confirmed by phone that one person was injured in the shooting outside the base and was taken to hospital.

“NSA 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 NSA statement said.

President Donald Trump has been “briefed on the shooting at Ft. Meade,” and the White House offers thoughts and prayers with those who have been affected, spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said.

The FBI said it was sending people to the scene.

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