Man shot trying to enter Local News Station Fox 5 WTTG

Washington, D.C.- Reports coming from Fox5 reporters via Twitter, DC Police and several news stations, is that a man was shot by an armed security guard at the Fox5 WTTG News Station this afternoon. Reports say the man broke a window out of one of the studios.

Authorities say the security guard sprayed the man with pepper spray and the man continued to act aggressive before being shot. 

“Everyone is okay,” anchor Jim Lokay tweeted.” sources tell us the suspect tried to get into our security building. Security Guards opened fire.”

“Man was conscious as he was transported into ambulance a few minutes ago. Surreal to be reporting on this,” wrote reporter Lindsay Watts about 3:30 p.m.

No other information is available at this time. 

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