Armed Man Attempts to Storm Cincinnati FBI Office

The FBI in Cincinnati reported that an armed man tried to break into their Visitor Screening Facility.

The attempted intrusion triggered the security alarm of the FBI facility, prompting personnel to respond.

The suspect reportedly made a threat and then escaped without harming anyone. 

According to the FBI, the suspect escaped into his vehicle parked in a field off Smith Road and Ohio 7 before driving off onto I-71.

Local, state and the FBI have launched a pursuit operation that resulted in an armed roadside standoff that ended with the death of the suspect.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol spokesperson Lt. Nathan Dennis, after negotiations with the suspect failed, law enforcement officers tried to take suspect into custody, but the suspect raised a gun at authorities and was shot and killed by police.

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