Terrifying moment outside Nationals Park tonight during the Washington-San Diego Padres game … after several people were shot, DC police say.
The game was suspended in the 6th inning… after a shot near the 3rd base entrance of the baseball stadium.
Washington DC police tweeted 2 victims were outside the stadium … and 2 more entered hospital with gunshot wounds. The cops also say there does not appear to be an ongoing threat.
It is not known if the shooter is in custody.
Videos circulating on social media show a scary scene … with panicked fans fleeing the area.
Some players have been seen running from the field, into the dugout and through the tunnels.
The Nationals public address announcer asked fans inside the stadium to stay calm …
The team released a statement addressing the situation, saying… “Tonight’s game was suspended late in the 6th inning due to an incident surrounding the national park. “
The state of the victims is not yet clear.
The game – which the Padres led 8-4 – will continue tomorrow afternoon.