For the third time in three days, the US Military has shot down a high-altitude object over North America. This time it happened over Michigan and Lake Huron.
The Great Lakes incident happened on Super Bowl Sunday.
USA Today reports that the Great Lakes airspace has been on high alert over the weekend with the Lake Huron shoot-down happening hours
The exact location of the debris field has not yet been located.
A senior administration official said President Joe Biden directed that the object be shot down "out of an abundance of caution and at the recommendation of military leaders."
The [Lake Huron] object was octagonal in structure, unmanned and traveling at about 20,000 feet, the official said. There is no indication of surveillance capabilities but the administration cannot rule that out.
Michigan congressional representative Elissa Slotkin shared on Twitter
This flight track may show some of the activity of aircraft tracking the unknown object and patrolling the Great Lakes air space
Video, none confirmed by verfied news outlets at the time of publishing, purport to show some of what happened Sunday afternoon: