Female Security Guard Shoots Intruder At Fox 5 Headquarters

Henry Rodgers | Capitol Hill Reporter

A female security guard reportedly shot a man trying to illegally enter Fox 5 headquarters in Washington, D.C., Monday afternoon.

The man, who has not yet been named, reportedly tried entering the local news station headquarters by breaking the glass doors of the building and trying to continue entering. The man was reportedly shot in the upper torso by the security guard present, leaving the suspect in critical condition. He was seen being put into an ambulance and was reportedly taken to George Washington hospital a few blocks away.

The suspect is a 38-year-old black man.

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Multiple Fox 5 D.C. employees sent out tweets after and said the incident was contained. They explained they were safe and that the shooter was on his way to the hospital. The suspect’s motives were not made clear. (RELATED: Five Killed In Maryland Newsroom, Multiple Injuries Reported)

(This post will be updated as more information becomes available.) 

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