On Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was hunting down an armed man decked out in body armor who tried to breach a security screening area at an FBI field office in Ohio.
The FBI said the suspect fled and exchanged gunfire in a standoff with law enforcement.
According to reports, the man had “attempted to breach” the visitor’s screening area at the FBI office and fled when agents confronted him.
The FBI chased the man onto Interstate 71 and exchanged gunfire with police.
To arrest the suspect, authorities closed the interstate in both directions as police remained in a standoff.
As of this posting, no injuries were immediately reported.
Moreover, it was learned that officials in Ohio have locked down a mile radius near the interstate and urged residents and business owners to lock doors and stay inside.