shooting on Wednesday near the US embassy in Beirut, a Syrian man was taken into custody, according to the Lebanese army

The embassy claimed that all of its staff members were safe

According to an army statement posted on X, formerly Twitter, the embassy, located in the northern suburb of Awkar

The statement detailed that Army personnel in the area responded to the gunfire and wounded the shooter

At 8:34am local time, a small arms fire was reported in the vicinity of the entrance" to the high-security mission, according to the US embassy