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Pentagon Statement on Metro Entrance Shooting

The DoD says a suspect is in custody and his condition is unknown.

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Pentagon Metro Entrance

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - A shooting incident occurred at the Pentagon Metro Entrance this evening at approximately 6:40 p.m. EST, according to officials with the U.S. Department of Defense.

Two Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) officers were injured when an unknown suspect fired at them. The suspect was injured in return fire from the PFPA officers.

Injuries to the two PFPA officers do not appear to be life threatening.

The DoD says a suspect is in custody and his condition is unknown.

All three injured have been taken to a local hospital.

All Pentagon entrances were secured for a brief time but have since been reopened with the exception of the Pentagon Metro entrance.

The incident is under investigation. More details will be released when available.




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