Shooting reported outside Padres-Nationals game in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON — Two people were shot outside Nationals Park during the game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres, police said.

The shooting occurred outside of the Third Base Gate at Nationals Park, in the 1500 block of South Capitol Street, SW, according to police and the Washington Nationals.

Police said there is no ongoing threat at this time.

Cell phone video on social media captured fans leaving in droves to exit the stadium.

“Fans are encouraged to exit the ballpark via the CF and RF gates at this time,” the team said. “We’re working with law enforcement to provide more information as soon as it becomes available.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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