Gunman Wounds Two Pentagon Police Officers in Shootout at Subway Entrance

WASHINGTON -- Two police officers at the Pentagon were wounded Thursday evening when a man walked up to the entrance of the complex's subway station and, without a word, opened fire on them, Pentagon officials said. Police officers quickly returned fire, critically injuring the gunman after hitting him once in the head and once in the shoulder. The gunman was identified as John Patrick Bedell, 36, according to a police official here assisting with the investigation.

By IAN URBINA and ANAHAD O'CONNOR; Ian Urbina reported from Washington, and Anahad O'Connor from New York. Thom Shanker and Theo Emery contributed reporting from Washington

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