Armed Man Approaches FBI Office, Exchanges Gunfire with Cops

An armed man decked out in body armor tried to breach a security screening area at an FBI field office.

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The entrance to the FBI headquarters in Cincinnati is shown Thursday, August 11, 2022.
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CINCINNATI (AP) — An armed man decked out in body armor tried to breach a security screening area at an FBI field office in Ohio on Thursday, then fled and exchanged gunfire in a standoff with law enforcement, authorities said. The confrontation at the FBI’s Cincinnati field office comes as officials warn of an increase in threats against federal agents in the days following a search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.…

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