Three people were shot and wounded on Wednesday near the US National Security Service (NSA) building outside Washington DC
US media reports said a suspect was arrested and seen handcuffed and surrounded by police near the door the entrance gate of the building at Fort Meade, in the suburbs of Maryland.
Nearby, a black SUV was seen near a barrier obstacle. A number of bullet holes were visible in the car that seemed to hit the barrier. Traffic on the road leading to the NSA was blocked.
No further details continued on the incident. The intelligence service is responsible for US global electronic wiretapping actions in an effort to combat terrorist threats.
US President Donald Trump has been notified of the incident. [ab/uh]