USA Today HQ in Virginia evacuated after ‘mistaken’ report of gunman

The headquarters of USA Today in Tysons Corner, a Virginia suburb outdoors Washington, DC, was evacuated on Aug seventh following experiences of a gunman on the free. No shooter was discovered, nevertheless, an police mentioned the report was “mistaken.”

Law enforcement officers arrived on the newspaper’s headquarters round midday on Wednesday and started evacuating the scene, after receiving experiences of a “man with weapon” close by. 

Videos shared on social media present traces of evacuees leaving the constructing and police helicopters circling overhead.

Fairfax County police confirmed that an incident was reported to them, however didn’t elaborate on whether or not it was an energetic shooter occasion or not. Reports of gunshots are as of but unconfirmed.

“At this time, we have found no evidence of any acts of violence or injuries,” Fairfax police tweeted.

Though police autos, SWAT officers and helicopters converged on the scene in pressure, an FBI official later instructed reporter Mike Valerio of WUSA-TV that the incident was “not a capturing.” 

Reports of an armed man contained in the constructing had been “mistaken,” police mentioned in a press convention later in the day.