Sorrento Valley

Armed Man Prompts Standoff Outside FBI Headquarters in Sorrento Valley

A confrontation between an armed man and FBI agents outside of their Sorrento Valley headquarters Wednesday evening ended after the man reportedly turned his gun on himself.

The man approached the building on Vista Sorrento Parkway, which is just off Interstate 805, at around 4 p.m., according to the FBI. In a tweet recapping the incident, the bureau said the man appeared to be suicidal.

Agents from inside the building responded to the incident, according to the FBI. Around 45 minutes later, while FBI crisis negotiators and bomb technicians, and SDPD SWAT officers were on their way to the scene, the man shot himself, the FBI said.

The man was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

Police urged people to stay clear of the area.

Shortly before 5:30 p.m., SDPD tweeted that the scene was safe.

The FBI and SDPD are still investigating the incident. No other information was avilable.

Check back here for updates on this breaking news story.

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