Shooting outside stadium halts Nationals-Padres game in Washington
NATIONALS PARK, D.C. - The Padres and Nationals baseball game was stopped during the 6th inning when a shooting was reported outside.
WBRZ reporter Dana DiPiazza was in the stands when panic erupted inside the stadium Saturday evening. Video showed spectators taking cover beneath their seats as an announcement over loud speakers asked everyone to remain inside the stadium
#HAPPENINGNOW— Dana DiPiazza (@danawbrz) July 18, 2021
Reports of an active shooter near Nationals Park in D.C.
Fans are taking cover under the seats, some running into the dugout to hide
I’ll update as the situation unfolds #DCNews #Breaking #Nationals pic.twitter.com/h2TXqtKzh1
D.C. Police said four people were shot at 1500 South Capitol Street, right outside the third base gate. Helicopters circled the area before fans were told it was safe to leave.
#Developing— Dana DiPiazza (@danawbrz) July 18, 2021
I spoke with a #Nationals fan who says the reported shooting involved a victim running into the stadium for help, covered in blood.
He says he ran with his son in fear for their lives and hid until officials announced it was safe to leave.#DC #News #Breaking pic.twitter.com/cOsCpZdy2v
The game is suspended until Sunday.
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