“The threat of the presence of an armed person at the Anacostia-Bolling Joint Base has been removed. The suspect has been detained and will be handed over to the Washington police,” the military said via Facebook.
The presence of victims in the incident is not reported.
Due to the threat of an armed attack, access to the base was blocked, and the personnel was ordered to run or hide when meeting with a suspect. The information about the presence of an accomplice was not confirmed.