Shooting at NSA facility in Maryland, SUV stopped at Fort Meade gate

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The shooting happened near the military installation's gate off of Route 32 at Canine Road around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The local ABC affiliate reported that three persons were injured and a suspect was arrested.

Larry Whitley, a spokesman for Fort Meade police, said one person was injured in the incident and taken to a hospital.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed on Twitter that its Baltimore office had sent agents to investigate the incident, its Baltimore office said on Twitter. Shots were fired, according to local media and there are bullet holes in the vehicle, including in the front window.

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It appeared to have crashed into the NSA-stamped concrete barricade blocks outside the base.

But in early 2015, two people were shot at by NSA police when they disobeyed orders outside the heavily secured campus. "More information will be released as it becomes available".

MD 32 is now closed in both directions at Canine Rd., according to Maryland State Highway Administration.

An external view of the National Security Agency building in the Washington suburb of Fort Meade, Md., is captured on January 25, 2006.

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Authorities said the situation is under control and there is no ongoing security or safety threat, CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues reported.

White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement that President Trump had been briefed on the shooting.

Stay with FOX 5 for the latest on this developing story.

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