” Ladies and gentlemen, your attention please,” a commentator at the stadium said after the noise of shooting, which triggered some people in the audience to look for and get away shelter. “At this time we ask that you stay in the arena. Hope everybody is safe at Nationals park. View from my roof pic.twitter.com/MA1B7z83u2— Jalen Drummond (@jalen_drummond) July 18, 2021
Shots were fired outside the Nationals Park baseball stadium in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, hurting at least four people and causing some individuals in the audience to leave, officials and witnesses state. The game will resume on Sunday.
When shooting was heard in the bottom of the 6th inning in between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres, it happened simply after 9:30 p.m.. Cops stated the shots were fired outside the arena, near the Third Base Gate.
” MPD is reacting to a shooting in the 1500 block of South Capitol Street, SW, in which two people were shot outside of Nationals Park,” cops stated in a brief declaration. “This is presently an active investigation and it appears there is no continuous danger at this time.”
Cops at first reported that two individuals had actually been shot but later stated that two additional victims had actually revealed up at location hospitals, raising the overall to 4. None are thought to have actually suffered dangerous injuries.
” Ladies and gentlemen, your attention please,” an announcer at the stadium stated after the sound of gunfire, which triggered some individuals in the audience to run away and look for shelter. “At this time we ask that you stay in the stadium. Please stay calm.”
A brief time later, fans were asked to exit the ballpark through the CF and RF gates.
Information about the circumstances of Saturdays shooting were not right away understood, and its uncertain if any arrests were made. “Were working with police to supply more info as quickly as it appears,” the Washington Nationals stated in a statement.
A second statement said the game will resume at 1:05 p.m. on Sunday and will be completed as a nine-inning policy game. Tickets and parking passes for the game may be used for admission to both of Sundays games, the group said.
Hope everybody is safe at Nationals park. I heard a few loud bangs and then a mass exodus. View from my roofing system pic.twitter.com/MA1B7z83u2— Jalen Drummond (@jalen_drummond) July 18, 2021
Scene inside Nats Park: pic.twitter.com/O4jEh7mLqw— Ted Starkey (@TedStarkey) July 18, 2021
#HAPPENINGNOWReports of an active shooter near Nationals Park in D.C.Fans are taking cover under the seats, some encountering the dugout to hideIll upgrade as the circumstance unfolds #DCNews #Breaking #Nationals pic.twitter.com/h2TXqtKzh1— Dana DiPiazza (@danawbrz) July 18, 2021
#BREAKING There are reports of an active shooter near Nationals Park in Washington DCFans are taking cover under seatsHelicopters are now circling the stadiumMore updates to come #DCnews #Nationals #BreakingNews pic.twitter.com/z8rYo5B0uf— Dana DiPiazza (@danawbrz) July 18, 2021
MOST CURRENT >> > > VIDEO of 1 victim loaded into ambulance outside Nats Park, courtesy David Bentley of @CBSNews @WUSA9 pic.twitter.com/BMBB09cGoY— Mike Valerio (@MikevWUSA) July 18, 2021