Intruder Breaks Into Air Force One Facility, Guard Opens Fire
View Source | February 7, 2023 1:02 pm
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- An intruder broke into Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, where presidential Air Force One planes are kept, and was soon fired upon by a base resident Monday.
- The individual gained access to the base Monday morning, before being spotted at a housing area inside the base. JBA houses AF1 jets and other presidential aircraft. A base resident inside the building fired a single shot, and then security arrived to arrest the man. He remains unidentified.
- “A man gained unauthorized access to a JBA housing area. A resident discharged a firearm, security forces arrived on scene to apprehend the intruder and law enforcement is investigating the incident,” Joint Base Andrews said in a statement posted to Twitter.
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