MANHATTAN — An FBI agent accidentally set off a flash grenade inside their car Wednesday afternoon, prompting an emergency response at 26 Federal Plaza, police sources tell PIX11 News.
Emergency crews were called at about 1:20 p.m. to to the location on reports of a possible explosion.
Police sources said a flash grenade inadvertently went off in the underground garage of 26 Federal Plaza, injuring the federal employee who suffered a hand injury.
A spokesperson for the FDNY said at least one person was transported from the scene to the hospital.
The incident appears to be an accident and does not seem to have a nexis to terrorism, a spokeswoman for the FBI said.