Pentagon Shooting: US’ defence headquarters, Pentagon, has reportedly gone under lockdown after a shooting at a subway station just outside its enterance.
There are injuries reported at the subway station and employees in the US Defense Department headquarters have been asked to go under shelter.
The entrance of the reported station is just a few dozen yards (meters) from the building’s main doors.
“The Pentagon currently is on lock down due to an incident at the Pentagon Transit Center. We are asking the public to please avoid the area,” the Pentagon’s security force said in a tweeted statement.
WUSA, a local news organisation, showed a picture of heavy security and fire and rescue vehicles at the iconic five-sided building.
There was no immediate report of injuries.