WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Defense Department official says several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
ABC News is reporting four dead in the shooting.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly.
The official also says the shooter is "contained" but not yet in custody.
Earlier in the day, the U.S. Navy said it was searching for an active shooter at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters, where about 3,000 people work.
The exact number of people killed and the conditions of those wounded was not immediately known.
WASHINGTON (AP) --- Officials are urging people indoors as the gunman is still at large at the Washington Navy Yard.
Officials believe the gunman is barricaded inside one of the buildings according to the Washington Post.
Several people are wounded, not sure on the severity of their injuries.
A person was injured a block away from the Navy Yard, but police have not yet confirmed if that is related to the shooting or not.
Planes have been halted at Reagan International Airport while the shooter is at large.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Navy says one person is injured after a shooting at a Navy building in Washington.
Police and emergency crews gathered Monday morning outside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where the shooting was reported.
The Navy says three shots were fired and that about 3,000 people work in the building. People inside the building have been directed to stay in place.
Naval Sea Systems Command is the largest of the Navy's five system commands and accounts for a quarter of the Navy's entire budget.
It builds, buys and maintains the Navy's ships and submarines and their combat systems.
Police from multiple local and federal agencies were responding along with SWAT crews.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- D.C. police and the FBI say there's a report of a shooter inside a military building at the Washington Navy Yard.
Police are responding to reports of shots fired, and an FBI spokeswoman says there's at least one victim.
The U.S. Navy also said on Twitter that they're looking for a gunman. They say three shots were fired inside their Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters.
The Washington Navy Yard says on its website that it's the Navy's oldest shore establishment. It is home to the chief of Naval Operations and is also headquarters for the Naval Historical Center and numerous naval commands.
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