Intruder Breaks Into Air Force One Facility, Resident Opens Fire

Second from left, Senior Airman Tony Eubanks, 87th Aerial Port Squadron, salutes Air Force One as it departs Joint Base Andrews, Md., during his annual tour in June. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Charlie Miller)

MARYLAND – An intruder entered the premises of Joint Base Andrews, home to Air Force One and the nation’s most sensitive military assets, on Monday and was fired upon by a resident, according to a statement from the base.

The incident happened at 11:30 a.m. when a man gained unauthorized access to a housing area. A resident discharged a firearm and security forces arrived to apprehend the intruder. No injuries were reported.

The incident is under investigation by law enforcement. No further details were available.

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