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Shooting near Pentagon prompts lockdown (VIDEO)

18:32, 03 August 2021
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The Pentagon is on lockdown following a shooting event near the facility.

Up to two people are receiving Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), reports claim.

"The Pentagon currently is on lock down due to an incident at the Pentagon Transit Center.  We are asking the public to please avoid the area.  More information will be forthcoming," the Pentagon Force Protection Agency tweeted on Tuesday.

The shooting occurred at the nearby metro bus platform.

Further details are still unknown.