1 Dead In Shooting At NSA Headquarters After Men In Drag Try To Ram Gate

A shooting reportedly left one dead at National Security Agency headquarters on Monday morning after a driver of a stolen vehicle apparently tried to ram through an entrance gate there.

The driver of the stolen car was killed, while two more were hospitalized following the shooting at about 9:30 a.m. EST at Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, according to television station WTTG.

Col. Brian Foley, an army commander stationed at Fort Meade, said one of the wounded men was the second assailant and the other was NSA police officer, according to WUSA.

MSNBC reported that two men disguised as women driving a stolen car attempted to break into the facility. Several people were shot, and drugs were found in the car, the channel reported.

An FBI spokeswoman said the event did not appear to be connected to terrorism, the Associated Press reported.

By 10 a.m. EST, the FBI was on scene aiding the NSA in its investigation, according to footage shot by MSNBC.

Anne Arundel County Fire officials told the Washington Post that they had dispatched units to the NSA headquarters.

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