Pentagon Locked Down After 3 Shot at Metro Station

2 cops have non-life-threatening wounds; suspect more serious
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 4, 2010 6:40 PM CST
Updated Mar 4, 2010 7:36 PM CST
Pentagon Locked Down After 3 Shot at Metro Station
The Pentagon.   (Wikimedia Commons)

The Pentagon is locked down this evening after a man emerged from the adjoining subway station and opened fire on officers at the entrance to the Defense Department headquarters. Two officers received non-life-threatening injuries, a spokesman tells the Washington Post; their return fire injured the shooter more seriously. The incident is not terrorist in nature, the spokesman added, but appears random.
(Read more Pentagon stories.)

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