MADRID, August 12 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The FBI has killed the gunman in a bulletproof vest who attempted to enter the FBI’s Cincinnati office Thursday morning after a confrontation ensued in which the subject attempted to shoot federal agents during a pursuit.
According to the US broadcaster CNN, the man tried to violate “the visitor control facilities” at the FBI office in Cincinnati, Ohio, triggered an alarm and provoked a strong reaction from the police.
Initially, the suspect fled the scene in a car, causing a chase that lasted several hours, until the vehicle finally pulled up on a stretch of rural highway where, according to police officials, he clashed with federal agents by refusing to negotiate.
Following the pursuit and subsequent confrontation with the subject, FBI Director Christopher Wray has asserted that the attacks involving federal agents in recent days “undermine respect for the rule of law and seriously harm the men and women who so victimize it.” much to protect others.”
“Violence and threats against law enforcement, including the FBI, are dangerous and should be of grave concern to all Americans,” Way said in a statement.
“Every day I see the FBI men and women go about their work professionally and with rigor, objectivity, and a strong commitment to our mission to protect the American people and defend the Constitution. I’m proud to serve alongside them,” he said. aggregate.
The incident happened the same week that the FBI raided former President Donald Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago, Fla., an operation that drew sharp criticism not only from the former President but also from his supporters .
Indeed, Trump supporters have called a series of demonstrations to protest what happened, putting the FBI itself on high alert, whose director, Christopher Wray, has already expressed concern at the mounting pressures on the institution.