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Armed man shot by officers outside CIA headquarters, FBI says

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  • At least one FBI agent opened fire on an armed man outside CIA headquarters in Virginia on Monday, authorities said.
  • The suspect was shot and wounded after he "emerged from his vehicle with a weapon," around 6 p.m., the FBI said in a statement.
Law enforcement officers guard near the entrance to the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after a security incident in Langley, Virginia, U.S. May 3, 2021 in a still image from video. \
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At least one FBI agent opened fire on an armed man outside CIA headquarters in Virginia on Monday, authorities said.

The suspect was shot and wounded after he "emerged from his vehicle with a weapon," around 6 p.m., the FBI said in a statement.

The unidentified suspect was taken to a local hospital and his condition wasn't immediately known.

The FBI said it is reviewing the incident.

"The review process is thorough and objective, and is conducted as expeditiously as possible under the circumstances," the FBI said.