4 killed, 8 wounded in Washington Navy Yard shooting: US media
WASHINGTON (Reuters/AFP) - Several people were killed and others injured when at least one gunman opened fire at the United States Navy Yard in Washington on Monday, the authorities said.
A Washington police spokesman said five people had been shot at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters, including a District of Columbia police officer and one other law enforcement officer. The Navy did not elaborate.
NBC News, citing a senior naval officer at the Navy Yard, said at least 12 people had been shot, with four killed and eight wounded. This could not be independently confirmed.
A Navy official told Reuters a suspected shooter had been contained, adding that several people died and several others were injured. The total number of victims was unclear, he said on condition of anonymity.