A Pentagon police officer was stabbed to demise Tuesday and a suspect was fatally shot by legislation enforcement throughout a confrontation that erupted at a transit station exterior the Pentagon, sending the complicated into lockdown, authorities mentioned.
At 10:37 a.m. “a Pentagon police officer was attacked on the Metro bus platform, gunfire was exchanged, and there have been a number of casualties,” Pentagon Drive Safety Company Police Chief Woodrow Kusse mentioned throughout a press briefing, however declined to say what number of have been injured.
The Pentagon mentioned it mourned “the tragic lack of a Pentagon Police Officer, killed throughout this morning’s incident on the Pentagon bus platform. Our ideas and prayers are with the officer’s household.” It additionally mentioned the officer’s title could be launched as soon as the following of kin was notified.
Earlier, through the press briefing, Chief Kusse wouldn’t affirm that an officer was killed, citing an ongoing investigation. He additionally mentioned there was not a menace to the Pentagon.
“We aren’t actively in search of one other suspect right now,” Chief Kusse mentioned, including that officers have been nonetheless attempting to find out a motive.