Shooting Outside the Washington Nationals Baseball Stadium

BREAKING: Fans at a baseball game at Washington Nationals run for cover after two people are shot outside the stadium and the park asks people to take shelter in place

  • Two people shot dead outside Washington Nationals stadium

Fans at a Washington Nationals baseball game run for cover after two people are shot outside the gate of the stadium’s third base.

There was a game going on when the shots rang out.

DC police said “it doesn’t appear there is an ongoing threat at this time,” but are warning people against taking drastic action.

Anyone with info is requested to call 202-727-9099 or text 50411.

Spectators stand in the visiting team's dugout during a stoppage of play due to a near-field margin incident in the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres

Spectators stand in the visiting team’s dugout during a stoppage of play due to a near-field margin incident in the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres

There is no update on the circumstances of the victims or details about the shooting.

The Nationals were in the sixth inning against the San Diego Padres.

Fans are encouraged to exit the park through the midfield and rightfield gates.

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