Shooting outside of Washington Nationals baseball stadium

Fans at a Washington Nationals baseball game ran to take cover Saturday night after four people were shot outside the stadium’s third base gate. 

There was a game in progress when the gunshots rang out. 

Two of the victims were found outside the stadium on the third base side, and two more victims walked into area hospitals for treatment of gunshot wounds connected to the incident, DC police said at 10:16pm. 

Police in the infancy stages of the investigation at this time. They said ‘it appears there is no ongoing threat at this time’ but are warning people not to any drastic actions. 

Anyone with info is asked to call 202-727-9099 or text 50411. 

Spectators stand in the visiting team dugout during a stoppage in play due to an incident near the ballpark in the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres

Spectators stand in the visiting team dugout during a stoppage in play due to an incident near the ballpark in the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres

Spectators stand in the visiting team dugout during a stoppage in play due to an incident near the ballpark in the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres

There’s no update on the victims’ conditions or details surrounding the shooting, which happened around 10pm in the 1500 block of South Capitol Street, Southwest, DC police said. 

The Nationals were in the sixth inning in a game against the San Diego Padres. The game has officially been suspended. 

Videos on social media videos show fans and employees toppling over tables in a bar to hide behind. 

Fans are being encouraged to leave the park through the centerfield and rightfield gates. 

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