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.
At around 11:30 a.m. today, Feb. 6, a man gained unauthorized access to a JBA housing area. A resident discharged a firearm, security forces arrived on scene to apprehend the intruder, & law enforcement is investigating the incident. No injuries nor property damage reported.
— Joint Base Andrews (@Andrews_JBA) February 7, 2023
The incident is under investigation by law enforcement. No further details were available.