Union Station in Washington, DC evacuated after shots fired

RT

Major railway hub of the US capital was locked down after security at Union Station shot a man wielding a knife.

Eyewitnesses reported several gunshots were fired in the food court, prompting police to evacuate the building.  

Witnesses told reporters of hearing two or three shots, and police yelling “run, get out, run!”

Police says a man tried to attack a woman with a knife. Both are being treated at an area hospital.

The incident took place at a McDonald’s on the station’s main concourse.

Union Station is located a short distance north of the Capitol complex.

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One thought on “Union Station in Washington, DC evacuated after shots fired

  1. “The incident took place at a McDonald’s on the station’s main concourse.”

    He was upset because he couldn’t “have it your way”.

    This never would have happened had that been a Burger King.

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