A shooting has been reported outside of the Third Base Gate at Nationals Park. Fans are encouraged to exit the ballpark via the CF and RF gates at this time. We're working with law enforcement to provide more information as soon as it becomes available.
Tonight's game has been suspended due to an incident surrounding Nationals Park. It will resume tomorrow, Sunday, July 18, at 1:05 PM ET. pic.twitter.com/PAGf0uYZ9Y
MPD is responding to a shooting in the 1500 block of South Capitol Street, SW, in which two people where shot outside of Nationals Park. This is currently an active investigation and it appears there is no ongoing threat at this time.
Players, including Fernando Tatis Jr. Just ran into stands and grabbed family members and brought them to clubhouse. pic.twitter.com/DlC1bSv3I7
Why was the Nationals game suspended today?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The game between the San Diego Padres and Washington was suspended in the sixth inning Saturday night after police said there was a shooting outside Nationals Park. ... Some fans crowded into the Padres' dugout on the third base side for safety as sirens could be heard from outside the park. Madison.comPadres-Nats game suspended after shooting outside DC stadium
Was there a shooting at a baseball game?
Three people were shot outside Nationals Park in Washington on Saturday night during a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres, the police said, prompting fans to pour out of the stands and players to scramble relatives to safety in a scene of fear and confusion. The New York TimesShooting Outside Nationals Ballpark in Washington Halts Game
Why was the Washington Nationals game postponed today?
A reported shooting outside the third-base gate at Nationals Park during the game between the Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres forced fans and players to run for cover Saturday night. The game, which was in the sixth inning, was postponed to Sunday. FOXSports.comPadres-Nationals postponed after shooting outside stadium
Police say 3 people were wounded in a shooting outside Nationals Park that sent players and fans scrambling during a game
18 July, 2021 - 12:10pm
Updated 1:05 AM ET, Sun July 18, 2021
Hope everyone is safe! Just keep the prayers up🙏🏾 thank you everyone that help in the front line ! God bless 🙏🏾
CNN's Sam Feist, Lindsey Knox, Morgan Rimmer, Sonnet Swire, Aya Elamroussi, Andy Rose and Jacob Lev contributed to this report.