Washington Airport halts departures as 'several' shot in Navy Yard
WASHINGTON (AFP/AP/Reuters) - Departures have been halted at Washington's Reagan National Airport due to a shooting at the United States Navy Yard, an official said on Monday.
Mr Chris Paolino, a spokesman for Reagan National Airport, said inbound aricraft are still landing and that the airport remains open to passengers.
Several people have been wounded in a shooting on Monday at the US Navy Yard in Washington, the Navy said. as the authorities searched for an active shooter.
News station NBC, citing a senior naval officer at the Navy Yard, reported that at least 12 people were shot, including four dead and eight wounded.