Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Nathan Dennis at a press conference about the attempted attack on the FBI building in Cincinnati, United States.
A gunman who attempted to break into the FBI offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the northern United States on Thursday, was shot dead by law enforcement after several hours of searching. #x27;armed confrontation.
The facts occurred after a spectacular search of Donald Trump's home by the FBI on Monday angered community circles. x27;extreme right in the country.
The FBI, the US Federal Police, said in a statement that an armed person attempted to break into its offices in Cincinnati, Ohio early Thursday morning.
The alarm went off and armed FBI agents arrived, and the suspect fled, federal police said.
According to local media, the man, who was wearing a bulletproof vest, used a nail gun and brandished an AR-15 type semi-automatic weapon, before driving away.
A police spokesperson said law enforcement was in pursuit.
Once the vehicle pulled away arrested, there was an exchange of gunfire between the police and the suspect, he said.
The man took refuge in a cornfield, where he was surrounded by security forces who tried unsuccessfully to negotiate with him to surrender to the authorities, a spokesman for the police said in the evening. Ohio Police.
The 42-year-old pointed his firearm at officers, who then fired. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
FBI Director Christopher Wray announced on Wednesday that the FBI had received threats after the search at Mr. Trump's home, calling them deplorable and dangerous.
Violence against law enforcement is not the answer, whatever your problem, he added.