One day after FBI Director Christopher Wray blitzed critics of its Trump ambush as 'dangerous' and asserted that backlash was resulting in a rise in death threats, the FBI is reporting that shots have been fired near its Cincinnati headquarters.
An armed suspect had allegedly made an attempt to break into a Visitor Screening Facility, according to a statement released by the FBI office in Cincinnati. An alert was given, and subsequent to that, a manhunt was initiated.
According to the FBI, an armed suspect attempted to break into FBI offices in Greater Cincinnati and then fled the scene. As a result, both lanes of Interstate 71 have been closed in Clinton County between Ohio 73 and U.S. 68.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and local law police are all reportedly present near Wilmington, according to the story. Around 9:30 in the morning, troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol started pursuing the suspect on northbound Interstate 71 close to the Kings Mills exit. Thursday, according to reports from the dispatchers."
On Wednesday, FBI Director Wray said that critics of the operation that targeted Trump associates had made "threats" against federal officers.
Wray expressed his ongoing worry about potential dangers facing law enforcement in a statement he made on Wednesday. No matter who you are furious with, resorting to violence against members of law enforcement is never the answer.