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    The Pentagon is on lockdown after multiple Gunshots Fired

    Two people were seen on video receiving CPR outside of the metro station.

    The Pentagon is on lockdown.

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    There are reportedly several people down and injured.  Initial reports were that a police officer was injured.

    Here is the latest from the AP.

    The Pentagon was on lockdown Tuesday morning after multiple gunshots were fired near a platform by the facility’s Metro station.

    At least one person was down, according to two people familiar with the shooting, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release information publicly. The person’s condition was not known.

    The incident occurred on a Metro bus platform that is part of the Pentagon Transit Center, the Pentagon Protection Force Protection Agency tweeted.

    A Pentagon announcement said the facility was on lockdown due to “police activity.”

    Metro subway trains were ordered to bypass the Pentagon due to a police investigation.

    UPDATE: The Pentagon was reopened after a thorough investigation.

    UPDATE– The suspect was shot dead at the scene of the crime.

    UPDATE: The police officer was killed this morning in the attack.

    (This is a developing story. We will update as more information is released.)

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