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The Latest: Official: NSA incident is not linked to terrorism

FORT MEADE, Maryland. – The Latest on the shooting outside the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade. (all times are local):

11:30 pm

An official says that the incident outside the National Security Agency of the campus that led to gunfire and left a number of people in the hospital was not linked to terrorism.

The official requested anonymity because they are not authorised to speak in public.

In a statement, the NSA said a vehicle tried to the spy agency for safe campus in Maryland without permission shortly after 7 p.m. and on Wednesday. The statement also says weapons were fired during the incident, but it does not appear that any injuries were caused by gunfire.

The FBI is investigating.

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10:55 pm

The National Security Agency says a number of people were hospitalized after a shooting outside the office of the campus in Fort Meade, but no injuries were caused by gunfire.

An NSA statement says a vehicle attempted to the agency for a safe campus without permission shortly after 7 p.m. and on Wednesday. The statement also says weapons were fired during the incident.

The FBI is investigating.

Images from local media showed authorities surrounding two handcuffs, a black SUV ran into a barrier outside the Maryland base.

Previously, Fort Meade garrison spokeswoman Cheryl Phillips said one person was injured in the shooting and was taken to a hospital.

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8:30 pm

Police say authorities responding to a shooting outside the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, where the police have surrounded a beaten man after a black SUV ran into a barrier.

Fort Meade garrison spokeswoman Cheryl Phillips confirmed through the phone that one person was injured in the shooting outside the base and was transferred to the hospital.

The NSA released no immediate information, the FBI said that sending people to the scene.

An image taken from a WRC-TV helicopter shows a police and fire department response outside one of the facility is safe and secure vehicle access gates. WRC said bullet holes could be seen in the vehicle at the front of the window, and multiple airbags were deployed.

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