One person was killed in a gunfight that erupted outside National Security Agency headquarters at Fort Meade, Md., Monday after a car carrying two men dressed as women tried to crash through a checkpoint at the base, officials say.
A senior U.S. official told The Associated Press that one of the men in the car was killed when a security guard at the base exchanged gunfire with the men. ABC News reported that the other was “severely injured” and “probably won’t survive.” According to WTOP.com, one person was transported to a Baltimore trauma center.
The identities of the men involved in the shooting were not immediately released.
Aerial images from news helicopters on the scene appear to show two damaged SUVs outside the gate and a white sheet covering a body next to one of them. The footage also showed emergency workers treating a man in a uniform and loading…
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Eric Garner’s daughter Erica Garner returned to the location in Staten Island where her father was choked to death by Officer Daniel Pantaleo and staged and led a protest in memory of her father. The 24-year-old was joined by a group of protestors on Bay Street in St. George for a vigil and then protesters marched to the corner of Bay Street and Victory Boulevard in Tompkinsville to the beauty supply storefront where Garner died where they staged a die-in. That is where Erica laid down on the ground in the exact spot.
“I still feel like I’m in a never ending nightmare,” Eric Garner’s daughter,Erica told Ruptly, reiterating that what happened to her father had sparked nationwide and global protests. “It could be you, everybody could be Eric Garner, there are a lot of Eric Garners out there, a lot of innocent people beaten down by police…
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It’s a Saturday morning, and the streets are empty. A few blocks from home, Brown and Johnson are walking in the middle of the road. This is when Officer Darren Wilson pulls up — and when Johnson and Wilson’s accounts begin to both converge and diverge.
As Wilson tells the story, he was extremely, unfailingly polite — more befuddled than anything else by these two young black men who seem to have forgotten to use the sidewalk. “Hey guys, why don’t you walk on the sidewalk,” he remembers saying. That’s not how Johnson tells it.
“He said ‘Get the F on the sidewalk!'” Johnson tells the grand jury. Either way, on this next point, Johnson and Wilson agree. It’s Johnson who replies and says they’re just a minute from their homes, and they’ll be off the street shortly.
It should be noted that this young man keeps telling the exact…
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