9:32 PM PT — Police now say there were 3 people shot outside the stadium … not 4 as they initially said.
A law enforcement official told reporters their initial investigation showed 2 cars were involved in a shootout … leaving 3 people injured. One of injured was a woman attending the baseball game … who was struck by an errant bullet.
Police says 2 other injured people later walked into a hospital … and are currently being questioned by investigators.
Cops are still attempting to locate the 2nd vehicle involved in the shooting.
Terrifying moment outside Nationals Park tonight during the Washington-San Diego Padres game … after multiple people were shot, according to D.C. police.
The game was suspended in the 6th inning … after a shooting near the 3rd base side entrance to the ballpark.
Washington D.C. police Tweeted 2 victims were located outside the stadium … and 2 others walked into the hospital with gunshot wounds. The cops also say there doesn’t appear to be any ongoing threat.
It’s unclear if the shooter is in custody.
Videos circulating on social media show a chilling scene … with panicked fans fleeing the area.
BREAKING from @Nationals: A shooting has been reported outside of the Third Base Gate at Nationals Park.
Fans are encouraged to exit the ballpark via the CF and RF gates at this time.
Several large bangs were heard inside the stadium … and some fans began streaming to the exits. Other fans rushed the field … not knowing where the threat was coming from.
Some players were seen running from the field, into the dugout, and down the tunnels.
There are reports of an active shooter near Nationals Park in Washington DC
Fans are taking cover under seats
Helicopters are now circling the stadium
The Nationals public address announcer asked fans inside the stadium to remain calm … explaining the “incident” occurred outside.
The team released a statement addressing the situation, saying … “Tonight’s game has been suspended in the bottom of the 6th inning due to an incident surrounding Nationals Park.”
The condition of the victims is not yet clear.
The game — which the Padres led 8-4 — will be continued tomorrow afternoon.
Story developing …