The San Diego Padres-Washington Nationals baseball game was stopped following a shooting outside Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
What we know: Video from the scene shared to social media shows players and fans running for cover as what's believed to be shots rang out.
- The Metropolitan Police Department tweeted that it's "responding to a shooting in the 1500 block of South Capitol Street, SW, in which two people where shot outside of Nationals Park. This is currently an active investigation and it appears there is no ongoing threat at this time."
A shooting has been reported outside of the Third Base Gate at Nationals Park.— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 18, 2021
Fans are encouraged to exit the ballpark via the CF and RF gates at this time.
We're working with law enforcement to provide more information as soon as it becomes available.
Editor's note: This a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.