Police sealed, Thursday, July 2, the area around a building of the US Navy in Washington According to information so far unconfirmed, a shooting, according to several media and American television. According to Politico , the police had confirmed answering shots at about 7 am 40, the former shipyard now become the US Navy Yard, an administrative center reserved for ceremonies.
Meanwhile, the US Navy has tweeted a message from its Washington District Office saying “No incident can not be confirmed at this time. “
#BREAKING:NavalDistWashington Navy Yard on lockdown / shelter in place. No incident can be confirmed as of yet. . More to follow
– US Navy (USNavy) July 2, 2015
In September 2013, a gunman killed 12 people in an army building in the same neighborhood. He had also wounded eight before being shot by police. This was the second deadliest mass shooting occurred at a military base in the United States after the shooting at Fort Hood in November 2009.
Thursday, television showed dozens of police officers converging on this area fully completed. Officers in turnout gear, with helmets and bulletproof vests were deployed while a helicopter flew over the area. It was not possible to immediately join the police or local authorities.