Shooting outside Nationals Park sparks wild scene, postponement – New York Daily News

In the midst of a Washington Nationals game against the San Diego Padres, gunfire erupted outside the stadium causing pandemonium amongst fans inside.

Fans run on the field for cover after what was believed to be shots were heard during a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
A shooting outside Nationals Park in Washington caused pandemonium in the park, with fans scrambling for the exits and players grabbing loved ones from the stands.

After a delay, the game was postponed.

At around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night, shots could be heard from inside the stadium, leading people to flee for shelter amid the unknown chaos.According to police, two people were injured after being struck outside the Third Base Gate. One of the victims was treated inside the stadium by medical personnel.

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