1 dead after shooting at NSA gate at Fort Meade

(FOX 5 DC) Authorities say one person is dead and two people have been hospitalized following a shooting at the gates of the National Security Agency in Fort Meade.

Around 9 a.m. Monday, a vehicle tried to bypass a secured entrance to the NSA complex. Shots were fired, however, it is unclear if the shots were fired by authorities or from the occupants of the vehicle.

One person was shot and killed. Two others - a 20-year old and a 44-year-old male - were injured. The two injured males were flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

The incident happened at the NSA building off of Route 32 in Anne Arundel County.

The FBI issued a statement on the shooting:

"FBI Baltimore is investigating a shooting incident which occurred this morning at a gate at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade just off I-295 in Anne Arundel County, MD. The shooting scene is contained and we do not believe it is related to terrorism. We are investigating with NSA Police and other law enforcement agencies. Our Evidence Response Team is processing the crime scene, and FBI Agents are doing joint interviews with witnesses. We are working with the US Attorney's Office in Maryland to determine if federal charges are warranted. We have no further information at this time to release."


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