U.S. shooting incident near the Pentagon killing three people injured
United States Pentagon
Xinhua WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reporter Du Jing Wang Fengfeng) U.S. Defense Department official said the Pentagon near a subway station shooting night local time, killing three people injured. The U.S. military has shut down the Pentagon.
Protection Agency U.S. Department of Defense military spokesman, said Chris Lyman, local time 18:40, a suspect in a subway station near the Pentagon two outgoing Department of Defense military and police opened fire, police then shot and hit back.
Lehman said two police were injured but the injury is not fatal, injuries are more serious suspects. He declined to comment on the suspect shot and motivation.
shooting incident, the Pentagon, the U.S. military has closed all access to the Pentagon Metro station station was also closed. U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have rushed to the scene to investigate.
According to local media reports, the injured have been rushed to a nearby Department of Defense George Washington Hospital for treatment.
southwest of the Pentagon in Washington, the Potomac River in Arlington County, to the U.S. Department of Defense office. From the air, the building was a regular pentagon, hence the name “Pentagon.”