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USA: Union Station evacuated in DC after shooting01:17

USA: Union Station evacuated in DC after shooting

United States, Washington D.C.
September 11, 2015 at 14:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Washington D.C. police briefly evacuated Union Station on Friday at around 1 pm ET (5 pm GMT) after shots were heard from the station. Police, the fire department and ambulances hurried to the scene.

According to a police spokesperson, a security guard fired a gun at least once after responding to a stabbing incident, which was later identified as a domestic dispute. A male suspect who stabbed a woman at a McDonalds restaurant at the Union station food court was shot by a security guard. Both the male and female were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to a witness who was working at a shop nearby, there were two shots fired, but this yet to be confirmed by police.

USA: Union Station evacuated in DC after shooting01:17
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Washington D.C. police briefly evacuated Union Station on Friday at around 1 pm ET (5 pm GMT) after shots were heard from the station. Police, the fire department and ambulances hurried to the scene.

According to a police spokesperson, a security guard fired a gun at least once after responding to a stabbing incident, which was later identified as a domestic dispute. A male suspect who stabbed a woman at a McDonalds restaurant at the Union station food court was shot by a security guard. Both the male and female were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to a witness who was working at a shop nearby, there were two shots fired, but this yet to be confirmed by police.

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