NSA Incident| Shots Fired, Injuries Reported after SUV Tries to Enter

'Incident' reported near NSA in Maryland

FORT MEADE, Md. (WBFF) -- The FBI is investigating an incident near the NSA in Anne Arundel County.

Officials say a vehicle tried to enter the secure campus without authorization around 7am.

At an afternoon news conference, FBI officials say three people were in a rental car that crashed at the gate.

Two were taken into custody, one was taken to an area hospital.

Aerials from the scene showed an SUV with bullet holes in the windshield at a concrete barrier.

In a statement, the NSA said that while weapons were discharged and several people were injured, preliminary reports do not indicate that anyone was shot.

FBI Special Agent in Charge Gordon Johnson told a news conference that the three injured were the driver of the vehicle, an NSA police officer and a civilian onlooker.

Before 9am a spokesperson with the National Security Agency confirmed officials are investigating the incident at the entry gate on the campus, but the situation is now under control.

"NSA police and local law enforcement are addressing an incident that took place this morning at one of NSA’s secure vehicle entry gate. The situation is under control and there is no ongoing security of safety threat."

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department says assisted the Fort Meade Fire Department with emergency services.

The FBI has taken the lead on the investigation.

The White House says President Trump has been briefed on the incident.

The FBI says they do not believe there is any connection to terrorism. Panic on the part of the driver may have been behind the incident.

According to sources the incident was most likely the result of a wrong turn and panic when the driver was confronted by NSA officers.

Law enforcement officials say the driver was a 17-year-old boy.

This story will be updated.

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