Man shot and killed by FBI outside CIA headquarters identified

Law enforcement sources have identified the armed man who was shot outside Central Intelligence Agency headquarters Monday evening.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says Roy Gordon Cole died after being taken to a local hospital.

Sources told FOX 5's Tom Fitzgerald that Cole had a long history of mental illness, and was known to CIA security.

According to the FBI, Cole emerged from a vehicle with a weapon and was "engaged by law enforcement officers" around 6 p.m.

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The incident began Monday morning around 9 a.m.

The FBI provided the following statement: 

"The FBI reviews every shooting incident involving an FBI special agent. The review will carefully examine the circumstances of the shooting and collect all relevant evidence from the scene. As the review remains ongoing, we cannot provide any additional details at this time."