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Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013.  A gunman shot and wounded at least one person Monday in a headquarters building at the US Navy Yard in Washington and is still at large, the navy said."There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a  Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013. A gunman shot and wounded at least one person Monday in a headquarters building at the US Navy Yard in Washington and is still at large, the navy said."There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a 'shelter in place' order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel," the navy said in a statement. Local television reported that there were as many as five casualties and the Navy said that police had entered building number 197 in search of the shooter. The Navy said at least three shots were fired at 8:20 am (1320 GMT) in the headquarters building of the Naval Sea Systems Command. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)  

DHS internal report: Navy Yard shooting has ‘no known connection to terrorism’

Monday’s shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. currently has “no known connection to terrorism,” according to an early internal Department of Homeland Security document obtained by The Daily Caller.

“[Metropolitan Police are] responding to reports of shots fired at the Washington Navy Yard Base,” the DHS report reads. “The Base in [sic] on lockdown. It remains an active scene and the subject is not in custody. Multiple units responding including SWAT unit at this time. Subject allegedly has multiple weapons. 3 victims at this time. Shots were reported to be fired in Building 197, the cafeteria, on the base. Additional street closures include the 11th St Bridge and M Street are closed between 2nd and 4th Streets,SE. All outbound flights out of DCA are on hold by FAA as a result of this incident.”

The internal report was sent out to law enforcement officials at 9:22 a.m. by the Intelligence Watch and Warning cell inside the National Operations Center (NOC) — a DHS group that operates as the “hub for domestic incident management, operations coordination, and situational awareness.”

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