Emergency vehicles are seen outside the Pentagon Metro area Tuesday. AP
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Gunshots were fired on Tuesday morning near the entrance of the Pentagon, resulting in multiple injuries. The facility, the headquarters of the US military, was temporarily placed on lockdown.
This is yet another incident that shows gun control laws need more teeth in the US. Several people were injured as shots were fired near the entrance of the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia.
The incident happened near the entrance of the US military headquarters. A police officer is among those hurt in the incident. No casualties have been announced yet.
A journalist heard police yelling “Shooter!”]
The facility is in lockdown now.
US President Joe Biden called on Tuesday for a US ban on assault weapons, after the country's second mass shooting in a week left 10 people dead in Colorado and sparked urgent new calls for gun control.
The 25-year-old woman, identifed only by her initials ZA, had fired six times at officers near an entrance post to the headquarters before being taken down, Listyo Sigit Prabowo said.
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