Shooting Disrupts MLB Game in Washington, D.C., in Another Weekend of Gun Violence Across U.S.

HeadlineJul 19, 2021

In Washington, D.C., at least three people were injured in a shooting outside Nationals Park Saturday night during a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres. Multiple loud gunshots were heard, causing panicked fans inside the stadium to flee and seek shelter. Gun violence erupted elsewhere across the country over the weekend, including in Chicago, where eight people were reported dead and some 50 others injured in shootings since Friday night. Other fatal shootings were also recorded in Philadelphia and Tucson.

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