Wednesday, 21 February 2018

World News

NSA Shooting: Several People Injured As Vehicle Crashes At Gate

Several people were taken to Hospitals after a shooting on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at the Maryland Headquarters of the National Security Agency, a secretive intelligence organization responsible for global US electronic eavesdropping in the suburbs of Washington.

The shooting occurred just after 7 a.m. when a vehicle attempted to enter the Agency’s secure campus near Fort Meade without authorization and weapons were fired.

The NSA said in a statement that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation and there’s no ongoing threat.

The Associated Press reported earlier that a suspect is in custody and a black SUV was stopped at a barrier outside the NSA campus.

The United State President, Donald Trump, has been briefed on a shooting outside the Headquarters of the National Security Agency, a secretive spy agency responsible for global electronic eavesdropping.

A White House statement on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, said “our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has been affected,”.

The White House confirmed that a shooting erupted on Wednesday outside the headquarters of the National Security Agency,

NBC News aired aerial images of what appeared to be Police surrounding a man on the ground in handcuffs outside the NSA facility in Fort Meade, Maryland.

The local ABC affiliate reported that three people were injured and a suspect was arrested.

A black SUV appeared to have crashed into a concrete barrier surrounding the site, and bullet holes were visible in the vehicle’s front windows.

The NSA said the situation was under control.