The US Department of Defense headquarters – the Pentagon – was closed after shots were fired at the bus stop on the platform in front of the building. According to media reports, several people were injured. The perpetrator is wanted.
According to the American media, several shots were heard on the spot. The local Arlington Now website reported that at least three people were injured, including one policeman. The Arlington County Fire Department said several patients had been transferred to the hospital.
Police are looking for one suspect.
The Pentagon was put into “lockdown” in response to “police actions”. No one is allowed to leave it, and subway trains temporarily bypass the Pentagon station.
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