Shots Fired Outside Pentagon, 3 People Hospitalized

4 03 2010

From WTOP.com

WASHINGTON – A Metrorail stop on the Yellow Line has closed after a shooting Thursday evening.The Pentagon Metro station has been closed due to a shooting outside the station. Trains are no longer stopping at the station.

Arlington Country Fire and Rescue says three people have been transported to a local hospital. There has been no word on their condition.

Metro is in the process of coordinating shuttle buses around the station.

Update from CNN.com:

Two officers are believed to have been shot Thursday outside the Pentagon Metro station, a public affairs officer for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency said.”We believe we have one person in custody,” said Chris Layman.

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency is the Pentagon’s police department.

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