BREAKING NEWS: Several people injured after shots fired inside Washington Navy Yard

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Update 10:15 a.m.:

Several people were injured and there are reports of fatalities in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, according to U.S. Navy Officials.

Update 10:07 a.m.:

Several people were injured in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, according to U.S. Navy Officials.

Previously Reported:

An active shooter was reported inside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building (Bldg. 197) on the Washington Navy Yard at 8:20 a.m. (Eastern Time).

There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a “shelter in place” order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel.

The Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquarters is the work place for about 3,000 people.

The organization is comprised of command staff, headquarters directorates, affiliated Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and numerous field activities. Together, we engineer, build, buy and maintain ships, submarines and combat systems that meet the Fleet’s current and future operational requirements.

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the Navy’s five system commands. With a fiscal year budget of nearly $30 billion, NAVSEA accounts for one quarter of the Navy’s entire budget. With a force of 60,000 civilian, military and contract support personnel, NAVSEA engineers, builds, buys and maintains the Navy’s ships and submarines and their combat systems.

SOURCE: US Navy

1 Comment

  • uhavnoclu

    Is it one or several???????????? exageration at it's best,add in a little fear factor about something miles and miles away oh boy going to ruin my day now i'm going to cry.boo hoo.
    Pay attention to your home and surrounding area and not something that has bearing on your life.

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