WASHINGTON – Guards shot one man dead and seriously wounded a second when they tried to ram a vehicle into the entrance gate at the Fort Meade, Maryland, headquarters of the National Security Agency on Monday, news reports said.
Federal law enforcement officials told Reuters that two people in a car tried to ram the spy agency’s gate and initial indications are that at least one was seriously injured. The motive was unknown but the incident was not related to terrorism, the officials said. The FBI is investigating.
One federal law enforcement official told Reuters the incident appeared to be a local criminal matter.
White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz said: “The President has been briefed on this morning’s incident at the National Security Agency and will be updated as appropriate.”
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