(Update: Multiple shots hit the Pentagon shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday, Marine Col. Dave Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman, said at a late-morning briefing. He didn't know how many shots or from what kind of weapon. Part of nearby I-395 was closed for several hours as police searched for evidence. No one was hurt and damage was minor.)
(CNSNews.com) - The Pentagon will hold a late-morning briefing Tuesday on reports that at least two bullets hit the Pentagon early Tuesday morning.
WRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in
Police shut down part of southbound I-395 along the southern end of the Pentagon later Tuesday morning to search for possible evidence, the NBC station said.
The FBI, Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Justice Department are investigating.
In a similar incident that may or may not be connected, police also are investigating shots fired at the
The museum is also located near a major highway -- I-95 -- and the shots apparently were fired from that general direction, sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning when the museum was closed, police said.
The Marine Corps describes the building as “a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines – past, present and future.” It was designed to evoke the image of the