WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- At least one person was wounded Monday morning in a shooting inside the Washington Navy Yard, the U.S. Navy said.
The navy confirmed at least one injury following the incident, which happened inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard that serves as the headquarters for the Naval Sea Systems Command.
The shooting was reported inside the building at 8:20 am EDT (1320 GMT)with three shots fired and the shooter is still active, said the U.S. navy via its Twitter page.
CNN reported that several people were wounded in the shooting.
The Naval Sea Systems Command is the largest of the Navy's five system commands, and its headquarters is the workplace for about 3,000 people.