CBS News October 22, 2018, 4:37 PM Security guard shoots person in lobby of local Fox station in D.C.

The scene outside WTTG Fox 5 building in Washington D.C. after a security guard shot a person Oct. 22, 2018


WASHINGTON — A security guard opened fire on a person at a Fox affiliate station in northwest Washington, D.C. Monday afternoon, police say. WTTG Fox 5 reported the person shot was attempting to break into its Wisconsin Avenue studios.

The incident was reported just after 3 p.m., according to Washington Metropolitan Police. The person was wounded and was "conscious and breathing," a police spokesperson said. Police couldn't confirm the person shot was an intruder.

WTTG reports the person shot was taken to a hospital in critical condition. WTTG photojournalist Will Cockey posted video to Twitter of a man being wheeled on a gurney into an ambulance, apparently conscious. Cockey said in the tweet the man was shot in the building's lobby.

#breakingnews : Man shot inside @fox5dc lobby. Stay tuned for more details.

— Will Cockey (@willcockey) October 22, 2018

Anchor Jim Lokay tweeted that everyone in the building is OK.

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