Washington Panic at the MLB game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres. During the game, shots can suddenly be heard from outside the stadium. Some spectators then take cover, others try to escape. The game is canceled.
Shots in front of the stadium have broken the game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres baseball teams. Spectators fled the stands on Saturday evening (local time) when the shots could be heard in the sixth inning at a score of 8: 4 for the Padres.
According to Ashan Benedict, deputy chief of police at the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, three people were injured in an exchange of fire between people in two cars, the US news agency AP reported. One of them is said to have been a spectator of the baseball game who was just outside the stadium. Her injuries were described as non-life threatening. At first it was said that a stadium employee was also injured. The exact background of the shooting is still unclear.
The encounter in Major League Baseball was to continue on Sunday, followed by another regular Sunday game between the two teams.