Originally published on ZeroHedge.
Update (1400ET): AP reports that law enforcement officials say one officer has died after the shooting outside the Pentagon transit station.
The lockdown has since been lifted, the agency announced later Tuesday, tweeting:
“The Pentagon has lifted the lock down and has reopened. Corridor 2 and the Metro entrance remains closed. Corridor 3 is open for pedestrian traffic.”
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Update (1203ET): About an hour and a half after the first reports of a shooting incident outside the Pentagon Transit Center, the Pentagon has released a statement that says the incident area is “secure.”
The scene of the incident is secure. It is still an active crime scene. We request that everyone stay away from the Metro rail entrance and bus platform area. Transportation at the Pentagon is diverted to Pentagon City. -Pentagon
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Update (1151ET): NBC Washington reports multiple people were wounded outside the Pentagon Transit Center around 1030 ET after a shooting incident.
FOX5DC reports one of those injured was an “officer.”
The Pentagon remains in lockdown.
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The Pentagon is currently locked down due to a shooting incident at the Pentagon Transit Center. Details are scant at the moment, but there could be at least two injured.
At least one person was down, according to two people familiar with the shooting, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release information publicly. The person’s condition was not known. –Associated Press
An Associated Press reporter heard multiple gunshots near the transit stop outside the Pentagon. Shortly after, a Pentagon announcement said the facility was on lockdown due to “police activity.”
Alleged video of the incident area shows “CPR being done on two people,” one Twitter user said.
(1) I heard shots at approx 10:37 am. This video was at 10:38 am. I’d love to know why Pentagon Protection Force Agency waited until 10:50 to request @ArlingtonVaPD & @ArlingtonVaFD for an active shooter? @TomJackmanWP @WTOP @hhowardWTOP #pentagonshooting #pentagon pic.twitter.com/vzjvNzSmrH
— Dave Statter (@STATter911) August 3, 2021
More video of the incident scene.
— Brian van de Graaff (@Brian7NewsDC) August 3, 2021
Washington Metro tweeted, “Blue/Yellow Line Alert: Trains are temporarily bypassing Pentagon due to a police investigation at Pentagon. Shuttle buses requested.”
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