Pentagon on alert after shooting nearby

(Washington) The Pentagon was on high alert Tuesday morning because of a nearby shooting, the US Department of Defense security services announced.

Posted on Aug 3, 2021 at 11:57 am

Staff were told to stay inside the building over a loudspeaker after multiple gunshots were heard at the notorious building’s bus station in suburban Washington.

“The Pentagon is currently on high alert because of an incident at the transit station,” tweeted the US Army Protection Force. “We call on the population to avoid the area. ”

Local television station WUSA showed several ambulances and police vehicles right outside the Pentagon on Tuesday.

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