An apparent missile shot across the sky off the coast of Southern California last night and was caught on video by a local TV station’s camera.
You can see video at the link below.
KCBS reported the trail was visible from Los Angeles. The station’s helicopter crew described the missile’s location as 35 miles out to sea north of Catalina Island.
Senior Pentagon and Navy officials told NBC News that they did not know who launched the missile.
A senior official told NBC News it was “possible” that the incident was an accidental launch by the military. However, the Navy, Air Force and Missile Defense Agency said they had no information to indicate they were involved, NBC News reported.