Washington Navy Yard incident - July 2, 2015


Editor’s Note: Conflicting reports about Navy Yard incident

PUBLISHED Thu, July 02, 2015 - 8:25am EDT

BNO News is continuing to monitor reports about an incident at the Washington Navy Yard. U.S. Parks Police said officers were responding to reports of an active shooter, but ABC News cites a defense official as saying that the incident is result of a "suspicious person." Local TV channel WUSA-9, meanwhile, cited sources as saying that there were two shooters, one a black male and the other a white male, but those claims have not been confirmed. The U.S. Navy has only said the Navy Yard is on lockdown, adding that "no incident can be confirmed as of yet." There have been no reports of casualties as of 8:30 a.m. ET.

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More Updates

 2 yrs   LIVE: Police press conference on Washington Navy Yard incident

              D.C. police and other officials will provide an update on today's incident at the Washington Navy Yard at about 10:45 a.m. ET. Local CBS affiliate WUSA-9 will carry live video. Read More

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 2 yrs   D.C. mayor, police to hold 10:45 a.m. ET press conference on Navy Yard incident

              D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Police Chief Cathy Lanier and other law enforcement officials will hold a press conference at 10:45 a.m. ET to provide an update on the incident at the Navy Yard, where a possible shooting had been reported, though it later turned out to be unfounded. [full media advisory attached]

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 2 yrs   Washington Navy Yard building searched, no evidence of shooting found - police

              The building at the Washington Navy Yard where someone reported hearing possible sounds of gunshots has been searched and no evidence of a shooting has been found, Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump says. [full quote attached]

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 2 yrs   Security increased at U.S. Capitol due to incident at Navy Yard - spokeswoman

              Security has been increased at the U.S. Capitol complex due to the incident at the Washington Navy Yard, says Lieutenant Kimberly Schneider, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman. "There is no known threat to the Capitol Complex. As a proactive measure related to the Washington Navy Yard incident, enhanced security measures may be visible and observed," she said. [full quote attached] Read More

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 2 yrs   No injuries reported in Washington Navy Yard incident - WUSA-9 citing fire department

              No injuries have been reported as a result of the ongoing incident at the Washington Navy Yard, where police reported a possible active shooter incident, local CBS affiliate WUSA-9 reports, citing the fire department. There has been no confirmation that an actual shooting occurred.

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