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NSA shooting: 'One dead and two injured' after vehicle tries to ram gates of Fort Meade in Maryland

By Jon Stone

One person is reported dead in a shooting outside the headquarters of the US National Security Agency, according to local media.

One other are reported to have been injured, with one of those in critical condition.

Local law enforcement officers have told the media that two men tried to ram the security gate of the domestic spying agency's campus in Fort Meade, Maryland.

Security working at the gate shot one dead and critically injured the other, according to local reports.

Aerial footage released by news networks shows two damaged vehicles parked at an intersection.

Live footage from news helicopters shows uniformed officials closing roads with police tape.

The site of the initial incident appears under control with large numbers of officials present, standing in groups.

Source: Independent

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