Washington, D.C.’s Union Station has been evacuated due to a shooting that reportedly happened in the transit center’s food court, reports have stated.
The District of Columbia Police Department wrote on social media that there is no current active shooter situation at Union Station, but an investigation is underway.
NO Active Shooter at Union Station. Investigation underway. More to follow.
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) September 11, 2015
A Congressional reporter for Fox News posted on Twitter that he was told by police that officers have a suspect in custody.
A Congressional correspondent for Bloomberg News, said on Twitter that a man with a knife was shot by a police officer at Union Station, but it may not have been related to the situation in the area.
Man with a knife shot at Union Station by officer; not believed related to any possible threat on Capitol Hill.
— Billy House (@HouseInSession) September 11, 2015
Others took to social media to post pictures of the mayhem:
Heard the gun shots at Union Station. People are fleeing the scene. pic.twitter.com/EakJOYAgMI
— Ursula Lauriston (@urdiggy) September 11, 2015
Lots of people standing outside of Union Station. Emergency vehicles on scene. pic.twitter.com/ahYOj2yQyx
— Alex Yoder (@AlexYoder) September 11, 2015
This story is developing and will be updated as more details surface