Nathan R. Jessup

Breaking News: Police Officers Shot Outside Pentagon

In Breaking News on March 4, 2010 at 7:53 pm

(Washington Post) UPDATED, 7:35 p.m.
Chris Layman, a spokesman for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, said the two people shot are Pentagon Force Protection Agency police officers. He was not certain of their condition. He said they have one person in custody.

UPDATED, 7:22 p.m.

Arlington Det. Crystal Nosal, a spokeswoman for Arlington Police said two or three people have been shot outside the Pentagon Metro.. She did not know the extent of the injuries. She said Pentagon police are handling the situation.

EARLIER:
The Pentagon Metro station is closed due to a “police situation,” according to wmata.com.

Riders are being told to expect delays on the Blue and Yellow lines.

WUSA9 is reporting there was a shooting. More details are forthcoming.

–Allison Klein

KTLA News now reporting:

WASHINGTON, DC — The Pentagon is under lockdown after 3 people were shot outside the entrance to the Pentagon Metro station.

Reports indicate two of the victims may be Pentagon Police officers.

First responders are rushing the victims to local hospitals.

Metro officials confirm the shooting took place outside the entrance to the Metro station.

An announcement was made to passengers for them not to exit at the Pentagon Metro entrance because it is closed.

Copyright © 2010, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles

UPDATE: Gateway Pundit now covering the story

UPDATE: Gateway Pundit has more on the story

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