Federal Bureau of Investigation shoot armed man trying to enter Central Intelligence Agency headquarters

Federal Bureau of Investigation shoot armed man trying to enter Central Intelligence Agency headquarters

Security personnel reportedly tried to negotiate with the person to surrender for several hours.

But in 1993, a man who said he was protesting US policies toward Muslims shot and killed five people outside the facility, and then fled to Pakistan and Afghanistan.

"The FBI is reviewing an agent-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021".

The shooting occurred around 6 p.m. when the unidentified suspect got out of his vehicle with a weapon before he was shot, the Federal Bureau of Investigation told Fox News in a statement. It did not provide any further details about the shooting, though it said hours earlier that agents had responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle outside Central Intelligence Agency headquarters.

The person is said to have attempted to drive into the Central Intelligence Agency grounds without any ID where he was quickly apprehended by armed guards, who control the access gates to the complex. The gates are set far away from the office buildings where the spy agency does its work, and police have blockaded the road at the highway intersection so that no more cars may approach the area, including reporters.

The CIA said in a statement that its compound had remained secured, and its Security Protective Officers were "the only Agency personnel directly involved" in the incident.

Officers from the Fairfax County Police were also on site managing traffic around the heavily guarded main entrance to the agency, about 10 miles from Washington D.C.

Kansi escaped back to Pakistan and was only found and arrested four years later. He was executed for the murders in 2002.

In April, a U.S. Capitol police officer was killed and a second was injured after a suspect rammed a barrier.

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