Gunfire erupted Saturday night outside of the Washington Nationals vs. San Diego Padres game.
In several videos circulating social media, chaos could be seen unfolding as gunfire was heard near Nationals Park. Videos show individuals running for cover and safety. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Players, including Fernando Tatis Jr. Just ran into stands and grabbed family members and brought them to clubhouse. pic.twitter.com/DlC1bSv3I7
— Kevin Acee (@sdutKevinAcee) July 18, 2021
Frightened Nationals fans took cover at the report of what *sounded like* shots at Nats ballpark. But staff are telling us the incident was outside the stadium, and they’re keeping everyone inside. People hid behind bar, toppled tables to hide. pic.twitter.com/bCAP2V3qyu
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) July 18, 2021
Fans could be seen running onto the field and into the dugouts at Nationals Park as the PA announcer tells fans to remain in the same stadium with reports of an active shooter outside pic.twitter.com/wPm4uaKdRm
— Jomboy Media (@JomboyMedia) July 18, 2021
Shortly after the gunshots were fired, the police announced that two individuals had been shot, but there was no ongoing threat.
MPD is responding to a shooting in the 1500