NSA investigates reports of shooting near its headquarters

The FBI responded to reports of a shooting this morning near the National Security Agency‘s headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, an FBI official told ABC News.

The agency’s police and local law enforcement were “addressing an incident that took place this morning at one of NSA’s secure vehicle entry gates,” according to an NSA statement. “The situation is under control and there is no ongoing security or safety threat.”

The Army installation’s fire and emergency services reported transporting an injured person to a hospital, Fort Meade public affairs officer Chad Jones told ABC News. The circumstances were unclear.

Injuries associated with this morning’s incident were vehicle-related and not gunshot wounds, sources told ABC News.

Agents are on the scene and the agency’s Evidence Response Team Unit from the Baltimore field office has responded to the incident, working in collaboration with NSA police, the sources said.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.


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