At approximately 9 p.m. today, one vehicle drove through the security checkpoint and failed to adhere to commands of security personnel at the Main Gate on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
The 316th Security Forces Group immediately deployed the barriers and stopped the vehicle. Two individuals fled the vehicle, and one was apprehended by 316th SFG. One individual remains at large.
We can confirm that the individual who was apprehended had a weapon, but no shots have been fired.
There is not an active shooter situation at Joint Base Andrews; however, the intruder’s whereabouts are currently unknown.
We will post updates to this page as more details are confirmed.
The main gate remains closed at this time. Base traffic is being diverted to the Virginia Gate.
WaPo has a write-up.And this reporter is on the scene:
Andrews update:— Scott Detrow (@scottdetrow) March 7, 2022
-we are still on lockdown in our van
-the @Andrews_JBA public affairs office still hasn't provided any information to us