Who is the Washington Nationals Park shooter? Gunfire during live telecast injures 4

Jared Carrabis on Twitter said, 'The gunshots could be heard on the game broadcast. Holy f*ck that’s scary'


                            Who is the Washington Nationals Park shooter? Gunfire during live telecast injures 4
Washington Nationals baseball game erupted into chaos after gunshots rang out, outside the stadium causing players and fans to flee (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

On Saturday, July 17, a Washington Nationals baseball game erupted into chaos after gunshots rang out, outside the stadium causing players and fans to flee. As soon as the ancient happened, the Internet started talking about the "scary" moment.

Footages of the incident soon went viral on social media with the MLB team's Twitter account confirming gunshots outside the stadium. Players and fans could be seen running for cover. "Something crazy going on at Nationals Park," Boston Globe sportswriter Ben Volin tweeted. "Players just sprinted off the field and fans running from the stands." The game, between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres, was in the sixth inning at the time of the incident. Just after 10 pm, the Nationals posted a statement, saying the game had been suspended and would resume at 1.05 pm on Sunday, July 18. According to a report by CNN, 4 people were injured outside the stadium.

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Dan Kolko took to Twitter, "Everything is totally calm within Nationals Park at this point. Fans are being told to leave through them CF and RF gates. Gunshots were heard on the third base side OUTSIDE the ballpark. A scary situation, but fans are filing out calmly." Mark Zuckerman said, "The field has been cleared and some fans are running out the left field concourse toward the exit after what sounded like several gun shots shortly after the top of the 6th ended. Don't know for sure that's what it was, but it certainly sounded like it." Jared Carrabis "The gunshots could be heard on the game broadcast. Holy f*ck that’s scary."



 



 



 

 

Dave Williams tweeted, "Holy shit you can hear the gun shots on the broadcast. This is horrifying." Sharing pictures, another one wrote, "Here at Nats Park as fans are making their way out of the stadium. Talked to a fan who said the spectators in section 112-113 ducked down when they heard gunshots and everyone followed suit. Tatis and Machado opened the gate to the field and took fans to the dugout." Sharing a video, another one said, "Scary scene as gunshots have been heard at the Nationals Park in DC."



 



 



 

 

Grant Paulsen said, "On the phone with my wife. Her side of stadium (3rd base) heard gun shots. Major panic led to fans taking off in all directions. Swat type officers are in park now & telling fans to stay in seats. Fans are now being told whatever is happening is taking place outside of ballpark." Another one shared a video and said, "Helicopter over Nationals Park after gunshots/shooting was confirmed to be OUTSIDE the park."



 



 

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