Saturday night time’s recreation in Washington between the Nationals and Padres was suspended after a capturing occurred exterior the stadium.
The sport was halted in the midst of the sixth inning. It’ll resume at 1:05 p.m. ET Sunday, adopted by the commonly scheduled recreation.
Reporters protecting the sport tweeted that they heard what appeared like gunshots earlier than the stoppage. Followers moved rapidly from their field-level seats towards stadium exits. Different followers took cowl within the stands.
Subject microphones for MASN’s telecast picked up audio of what appeared like photographs.
The stadium public tackle announcer instructed the sellout crowd that there was an incident exterior and to stay within the park. The Nationals later introduced the capturing occurred exterior the third-base gate on the stadium.
Metropolitan Police in D.C. tweeted that officers responded to experiences of a capturing within the 1500 block of South Capitol Road SW, exterior the stadium. Two individuals have been shot and two different individuals “related” with the capturing walked into space hospitals with gunshot wounds, police mentioned.
A video montage of the chaotic early moments:
Padres gamers, together with Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado, ushered followers out of the stands and into the dugout and clubhouse for security.