Rear Admiral John Kirby from the Pentagon released the following message with the news.
"I can confirm that on Sunday, June 15 the U.S. Military -- in cooperation with law enforcement personnel -- captured Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a key figure in the attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012. He is in U.S. custody in a secure location outside of Libya. There were no civilian casualties related to this operation, and all U.S. personnel involved in the operation have safely departed Libya."
The Washington Post reports the FBI teamed with military in the several month long investigation. Fox News reports there was no firefight and a source told them, "he didn't know what hit him."
It's said Abu Khattala was one of the masterminds in the attack that killed four American's including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
It's reported Abu Khattala is on his way to the United States to stand trial.