Pentagon On Lockdown After Shots Fired At Nearby Metro Station

Pentagon On Lockdown After Shots Fired At Nearby Metro Station

Update (1151ET): NBC Washington reports multiple people were wounded outside the Pentagon Transit Center around 1030 ET after a shooting incident. 

FOX5DC reports one of those injured was an “officer.” 

The Pentagon remains in lockdown. 

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The Pentagon is currently locked down due to a shooting incident at the Pentagon Transit Center. Details are scant at the moment, but there could be at least two injured. 

At least one person was down, according to two people familiar with the shooting, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release information publicly. The person’s condition was not known. –Associated Press 

An Associated Press reporter heard multiple gunshots near the transit stop outside the Pentagon. Shortly after, a Pentagon announcement said the facility was on lockdown due to “police activity.”

Alleged video of the incident area shows “CPR being done on two people,” one Twitter user said.

CPR being done on two people at Pentagon transit center. Heard multiple shots fired. #pentagonshooting #police @WTOP @ARLnowDOTcom pic.twitter.com/TmJsLxIloI

— Dave Statter (@STATter911) August 3, 2021

More video of the incident scene. 

BREAKING NEWS: The Pentagon is locked down with no personnel allowed outside due to a “shooting event” outside at the Metro Bus platform. https://t.co/7im7J6RiIr pic.twitter.com/Bo34aBqSV1

— Brian van de Graaff (@Brian7NewsDC) August 3, 2021

Washington Metro tweeted, “Blue/Yellow Line Alert: Trains are temporarily bypassing Pentagon due to a police investigation at Pentagon. Shuttle buses requested.”

*This story is developing… 

Tyler Durden
Tue, 08/03/2021 – 11:13

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