A police officer has died after being stabbed earlier Tuesday morning at a transit station near the Pentagon. The Pentagon was briefly on lockdown following reports of gunfire at a Metro Bus platform near the government building, NBC 4 reports. Several people were injured in the incident, according to the Arlington Fire and Rescue Department. “The incident is over, the scene is secure, and most importantly there is no continuing threat to our community,” said Chief Woodrow Kusse of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. The suspect was fatally shot the scene and the FBI is leading the investigation, the Associated Press reports. The same Metro platform was shut down last March after a man was fatally stabbed, The Washington Post reports.
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