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An aerial view of a shooting scene at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade in Maryland is pictured in this still image take from video, March 30, 2015.
An aerial view of a shooting scene at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade in Maryland is pictured in this still image take from video, March 30, 2015.  NBC 4 Washington—Reuters

1 Dead in Shooting Outside NSA Headquarters

Updated: Mar 30, 2015 11:59 AM ET

One person is dead and two people have been hospitalized after a violent incident at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, authorities said.

A vehicle attempted to ram the gates near the NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland at around 9:30am, the local Fox News affiliate reports. A shootout ensued. Officials believe the two people in the car who rammed the gate were men dressed as women, CBS News reports.

Two people were flown to Baltimore's Shock Trauma with serious injuries, and authorities said another was dead at the scene. The FBI told the Associated Press on Monday that the shooting was not believed to be related to terrorism, but further details are yet to emerge.

In addition to the NSA headquarters, Fort Meade is a base for 95 units of the armed forces, including 11,000 Army employees.

[Fox News]

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