Washington Navy Yard On Lockdown After Reports of Shooter
??The Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. was put on lockdown this morning after calls came in around 7:30 a.m. of a shooter on the campus. The naval base�is the site of a 2013 shooting that killed 12 employees. A massive police presence surrounded the area, although there has been no evidence of an active shooter.�D.C. Fire officials reported that they have not had to transport any victims.�?The lockdown was still in effect as of 10:20 a.m., even after police confirmed that all Navy Yard employees had been accounted for. Police are continuing to investigate the area and have interviewed the employees who initially called emergency services.
Longtime Navy Yard employees�compared this morning's response to the 2013 shooting, according?? to the Washington Post.�?Jennifer Bennett, who was shot during the incident two years ago, said the response this time around was more efficent.��They locked down the base. . . . They locked down the building,� she said. �They did everything right this time. Reaction was quick.�??
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