(LibertySociety.com) – America’s law enforcement officers and military members deal with scary situations all the time. People who work for the CIA have an especially difficult job. Recently, that danger was brought right to their front door in the US.
On Monday, May 3, the FBI’s Washington field office said there was an agent-involved shooting in Langley, Virginia. An armed man reportedly approached the gates outside of the CIA’s headquarters in the morning and indicated he had a bomb in his car. Around 6 p.m., he got out of his vehicle and allegedly tried to breach the security gate while brandishing his weapon. FBI agents shot the man.
FBI is reviewing an agent-involved shooting that occurred at approx. 6 pm on Monday, May 3, 2021. An individual involved in a security incident outside Central Intelligence Agency HQ in McLean, VA, emerged from his vehicle with a weapon & was engaged by law enforcement officers.
— FBI Washington Field (@FBIWFO) May 4, 2021
A spokeswoman for the FBI told local news WTOP the suspect died from his injuries after being transported to the hospital. She explained that the investigation into what happened is ongoing, and the agency has no further comment on the incident at this time.
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