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UPDATED – DC police chief confirms multiple victims dead inside Navy Yard. TV stations reports 8 dead. One suspect dead. Potentially 2 other shooters unaccounted for.

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In addition to the DC Fire & EMS Department and Naval District of Washington units, there is mutual aid from Maryland, including medevac helicopters.

From press conference at 12:10 PM (ET)

Mayor Vincent Gray says: “As far as we know this is an isolated incident”.

DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier: Very preliminary. Will not be taking questions. Call came in for shooting at the Navy Yard shortly after 8:15 AM. Active shooter teams were deployed within 7 minutes. Confirms one DC police officer was shot. One shooter is deceased. Will not give confirmed numbers but says there are multiple victims inside deceased. Still potential of two shooters unaccounted for. Will not answer questions.

WJLA-TV/ABC 7:

At least eight people were killed Monday morning and when a person or persons opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard, law enforcement sources confirm to ABC7.

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said one gunman in the Navy Yard shooting is dead. But she said there are potentially two additional shooters on the loose.

The Washington Post:

As many as three shooters, including one in fatigues, killed at least four people and wounded eight others in a rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, police said, spreading fear and chaos across the region as authorities tried to contain the incident.

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said in a mid-day news conference that one of the suspected shooters is dead, while authorities are looking for two other possible suspects wearing military style clothing.

“The big concern for us right now is that we have potentially two other shooters that we have not located at this point,” Lanier said.

Lanier described one of the possible shooters as a white male wearing what appeared to be a khaki tan military uniform and a beret, and carrying a handgun. She said police also are looking for a black man, about 50, wearing an olive military-style uniform, and possessing a “long gun.”

WRC-TV/NBC 4:

As many as seven people were shot – two of them police officers – on the grounds of the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning, and the shooter has not yet been apprehended, authorities confirmed.

One of those shot was a D.C. police officer, reported NBC News’ Pete Williams.

The U.S. Navy says three shots were fired at 8:20 a.m. inside Building #197 at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters, 1336 Isaac Hull Ave. in the Southeast section of the District. U.S. military officials say the gunman – armed with an AR-15, a military-style assault weapon – first shot an U.S. base security officer.

Authorities say a base police officer also was seriously injured.

WUSA-TV:

CBS NEWS and the Associated Press say Navy officials report six people have died after a shooting at Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning.  Police say one shooter is believed to be dead and they are looking for two other possible shooters.

Police say 12 people were shot, including a police officer, Navy Yard base officer, and 8 civilians, inside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building (Bldg. 197) at 8:20 a.m.

CBS NEWS reports that one civilian employee disgruntled about a job dispute opened fire. CBS reports that employee is dead.

A Washington Hospital Center official says staff is treating one female victim shot in head and another female victim shot in the shoulder. The official also said that “There are people who will not be transported here from the scene because they are deceased.”

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  • Anonymous

    7 EMS units staging. 4 FEMS and 3 PG County.

    GWU ambulance running a call on U street…

    PG going mutual aid to NE…

  • Fire21

    When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.

    Prayers for the dead and injured…May God have mercy on them.

    • Rich Schaffer

      vomit. that’s a stupid fucking comment whoever you are. I would hide behind a screen name too.

      • Fire21

        I may be stupid, but I’m not cold and ignorant. I offered prayers for those suffering, you didn’t. By the way, it is a true statement. It’s been proven in country after country, and in Chicago and Washington DC.

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  • Anonymous

    Prayers to those wounded and the families of those lost.

  • Gil

    Several of the closest Medic Units were downgraded, M-7, 8, 19, 27, 30 leaving M-2 & M-1

    • anonymous

      I also seem to remember at least one medic unit being dispatched on an omega (lowest possible priority) sickness while the incident was still active, shortly before command requested more medic units and was told by OUC none were available.

      Stellar use of limited resources.

  • Mobella

    So???? How many medic units were in service? NONE? Is that why there was a mad panic for mutual aide????

  • A concerned taxpayer

    no medics available but FC is able to get 20 from the academy on a bus?

    • Pipeman27

      Bingo