An active shooter outside of the Washington Nationals-Padres game caused a lot of chaos and panic inside of the stadium Saturday evening.
According to reports, four people were shot and wounded outside of the Washington Nationals stadium.
“A shooting has been reported outside of the Third Base Gate at Nationals Park.” – The Nationals said.
A shooting has been reported outside of the Third Base Gate at Nationals Park.
Fans are encouraged to exit the ballpark via the CF and RF gates at this time.
We're working with law enforcement to provide more information as soon as it becomes available.
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 18, 2021
“Please remain calm and remain inside the stadium,” a voice said over the loudspeaker at the Nationals Park.
— Solomon Tucker (@babesandballers) July 18, 2021
One viewer caught the gunshots on video:
You can hear the gunshots just as the broadcast cuts away pic.twitter.com/tBmbZaR3GB
— Jack Leonardi (@JackLeonardi) July 18, 2021
Video of the players running off the field into the dugout:
BREAKING: Reports of an active shooter outside Nationals Park in Washington DC.
Stadium security is telling fans to stay inside the stadium and take cover. pic.twitter.com/b6k8iZ2A9A
— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) July 18, 2021
Fans took cover under seats:
There are reports of an active shooter near Nationals Park in Washington DC
Fans are taking cover under seats
Helicopters are now circling the stadium
— Dana DiPiazza (@danawbrz) July 18, 2021
DC police said there is no ongoing threat at this time.