Confirmed Active Shooter on the Grounds of the Navy Yard


Update 1:54pm from US Navy:

“Shelter in place order remains at Washington Navy Yard. More info to follow as confirmed.”

Update 11:45am from US Navy:

“Family members looking for information about their loved ones can call 202-433-6151 or 202-433-9713.”

Update 11:24am from @Autria_Godfrey:

“@ABC7Jennifer reporting from 2 sources, EIGHT now confirmed dead #NavyYardShooting”

Update 11:15am from MPD:

“Regarding the incident at the Navy Yard, Family members and friends looking for loved ones who work in or around the Washington Navy Yard facility SHOULD NOT approach the scene.

A reunification center has been established at Nationals Stadium Parking Lot B, South Capitol & N St SE”

Update 10:27am NBC Washington reports:

“Officials confirm there are at least 2 shooters at the Washington Navy Yard; at least 1 shooter is down.”

NBC also reports:

“Four people were killed and 12 were shot – two of the victims police officers”

Update 10:10am US Navy reports:

“#BREAKING: #USNavy confirms several injuries with reports of fatalities at #NavyYardShooting.”

@IAFF36 reports:

“Confirmed active shooter on the grounds of the Navy Yard with multiple victims”

Update from @USNavy:

“#BREAKING: #USNavy confirms 3 shots fired 820am at @NAVSEA HQs BLDG 197. More to follow. #NavyYardShooting”


“Still active shooter. More base police entering building. Approx. 3000 people work in bldg”

@IAFF36 reports:

“Victim found at New Jersey and M st SE”

From a US Navy press release:

“An active shooter was reported inside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building (Bldg. 197) on the Washington Navy Yard at 8:20 a.m. (Eastern Time).

There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a “shelter in place” order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel.

The Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquartes is the work place for about 3,000 people.

The organization is comprised of command staff, headquarters directorates, affiliated Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and numerous field activities. Together, we engineer, build, buy and maintain ships, submarines and combat systems that meet the Fleet’s current and future operational requirements.

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the Navy’s five system commands. With a fiscal year budget of nearly $30 billion, NAVSEA accounts for one quarter of the Navy’s entire budget. With a force of 60,000 civilian, military and contract support personnel, NAVSEA engineers, builds, buys and maintains the Navy’s ships and submarines and their combat systems.”

@IAFF36 reports:

“Update: Navy Yard report of possibly 5 people shot inside building”

Photo from NJ and M St, SE around 9am by [email protected]:


@IAFF36 reports:

“Update: Navy Yard-Report of officer down, being removed from building-unknown injuries”

@DDOTDC reports:

“National Airport is not allowing any flights out at this time due to the Navy Yard incident.”

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