Several people have been killed and as many as 10 people wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. A manhunt is underway and there is a shelter in place order for Navy personnel.
Latest updates:
11:35 a.m. Patricia Ward said she was going to the cafeteria in the building where the shooting occurred.
“I heard the first three shots, pop pop pop. And we all knew I know what a gun sounds like,” Ward said.
“I immediately thought of my family” as it was happening, she told TheBlaze.
11:32 a.m. NBC Washington is reporting four police officers are down, including D.C. metro and military officers.
11:28 a.m. NBC Washington is reporting one shooter is dead, citing two law enforcement sources.
11:23 a.m. USA Today: Two shooters “down.”
11:25 a.m.

A Twitter user tweeted a photo apparently showing an injured person in the area fof the Washington Navy Yard. (Image source: Tim Hogan/@timjhogan)
11:14 a.m. NBC News is reporting police have entered a second building.
One suspect is reported to have been captured.
10:53 a.m. Washington Post: “Police now believe two shooters, including one in fatigues, have killed four people and wounded eight others.”

Emergency vehicles and law enforcement personnel respond to a reported shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Sept. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Getty Images)
10:48 a.m. U.S. Navy Band MU1 Joe Friedman told TheBlaze he was walking to work when word of the shooting spread. He said he was in shock.
“I have no idea how someone could accomplish that,” Friedman said.

A helicopter lifts a person off the roof as police respond to a report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 16, 2013. (AP)
10:35 a.m. Naval spokesman confirms reports of at least two shooters.
10:30 a.m. A U.S. Navy official told TheBlaze they cannot confirm the shooting is limited to one suspect.
10:26 a.m. WRC is reporting there were at least 12 victims.

Heavy police presence at the Washington Navy Yard two hours after the shooting was first reported. (Photo credit: TheBlaze/Eddie Scarry)
10:16 a.m. “Happy Days” actor Henry Winkler reacts with tweet about gun control.
10:15 a.m. Associated Press: Defense official says several people killed, up to 10 wounded.

A group of people, mostly workers in the surrounding area, wait outside a Starbucks three blocks from the shooting location. (Photo credit: TheBlaze/Eddie Scarry)
10:06 a.m. The shooter may have been armed with an AR-15, WRC reports.
10:04 a.m. Statement from a White House official:
“The President has been briefed several times about the unfolding situation at the Washington Navy Yard by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco and Deputy Chief of Staff Alyssa Mastromanaco. The President directed his team to stay in touch with our federal partners, including the Navy and FBI, as well as the local officials.  We urge citizens to listen to the authorities and follow directions from the first responders on site.”
#BREAKING#USNavy confirms several injuries with reports of fatalities at #NavyYardShooting. More to follow.
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9:58 a.m. WRC reports at least 10 people have been shot.

Two police officers put their gear on as they respond to a report of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Sept. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Getty Images)
9:54 a.m. Flights at Reagan National Airport have been halted.
9:47 a.m. Local news is showing a helicopter lowering a basket down, possibly to rescue a stranded victim.
9:46 a.m. NBC News is reporting seven people have been shot, including two police officers.
9:43 a.m. The suspect has been described as a black male approximately 6 feet tall, according to local ABC affiliate WJLA-TV. It is unclear whether he is military or a civilian.
9:33 a.m. The Washington Post reported a D.C. police officer is among those shot out of at least three, possibly four victims.
9:24 a.m. WRC-TV is reporting the search for the shooter is still active. WRC reports two people were shot inside the building at the Naval Sea Systems Command, one person shot on the roof. There are reports of at least one officer shot.
#BREAKING#USNavy confirms active shooter at Washington Navy Yard. More to follow.
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Confirmed active shooter on the grounds of the Navy Yard with multiple victims
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Navy officials say a lone gunman opened fire and wounded “several victims,” NBC News reported.
Local NBC affiliate WRC-TV reported a woman was shot and there was still an active search for the gunman as of 9:10 a.m. ET.
According to WRC, the Navy said three shots were fired at 8:20 a.m. inside a building that houses the Naval Sea Systems Command.
This is a breaking news story. Updates will be added.
TheBlaze’s Sara Carter and Eddie Scarry contributed reporting.