PHOTOS: Scenes from the Pentagon following shooting at Metro bus stop

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Emergency vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon is on lockdown after multiple gunshots were fired near a platform by the facility’s Metro station. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON – Gunshots were fired Tuesday morning near the Pentagon and the facility was temporarily placed on lockdown. Multiple injuries were reported. The shootings occurred on a Metro bus platform that is part of the Pentagon Transit Center, according to the Pentagon Protection Force Protection Agency. This is a developing story – click here to read the latest update.

The scene at the Pentagon

With the Washington Monument in the background, police vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Police are seen at the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Emergency vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Emergency vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Police are looking at a scene and items are seen on the ground near a Metrobus outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
A police officer is seen looking at vehicles outside the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Police secure the area near the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
A police officer looks at a vehicle outside the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Emergency vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Members of the media look toward the Pentagon, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Armored police are seen outside the Pentagon, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
A police officer throws a safety cone from a vehicle outside the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Police vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Pentagon Police officers stand outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
An officer inspects a patch of greenery outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Emergency vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Pentagon police officers walk near the facility’s Metro station. (AP Photos/Sagar Meghani)
Police block off an entrance to the Pentagon following reports of multiple gunshots fired on a bus platform near the facility’s Metro station. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
Rescue vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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