Washington Navy Yard on lockdown as police respond to reports of active shooter

Washington Navy Yard on lockdown as police respond to reports of active shooter

DC police are responding to reports of an active shooter at the Washington Navy Yard Thursday morning. Few details about the ongoing incident have been confirmed, including whether there are any victims, but the U.S. Navy tweeted just before 8 a.m. that the facility was on lockdown.

Less than an hour later, local CBS affiliate WUSA9 tweeted that, according D.C. Fire officials, there have been no reported injuries and everyone at the Navy Yard has been accounted for.

Other local outlets noted Secret Service and Homeland Security officials on the scene, in addition to the D.C. Metro, Capitol and U.S. Park Police. And WUSA has said that, according to a police source, Navy security were searching for two potential gunmen. Still, there have been no confirmed sightings of a shooter at this point. 

 

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