FORT MEADE, Md. — A firefight erupted Monday when two people in a car tried to ram a National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade, killing at least one person, according to preliminary reports cited by two U.S. officials. An FBI spokeswoman said the incident was not believed to be linked to terrorism.
The two federal officials said at least one of the people in the car died after the firefight ensued. Both spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss an ongoing incident on the record.
A senior defense official said the two men were dressed as women. That official also spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss an ongoing incident.