Pentagon investigation closes roads
11:10 a.m. Update: Someone fired shots at the Pentagon early Tuesday, hitting the building and causing minor damage, defense officials said.
Police who protect the massive Defense Department headquarters temporarily locked down some road and pedestrian entrances to the building after a civilian reported he may have heard shots at about 5 a.m. on the south side of the facility.
A sweep of the area and facility found that some shots had hit the building, Marine Col. Dave Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman said. He didn't know how many or from what kind of weapon.
-- Associated Press
We'll keep you posted on any road closures as they develop
10 a.m. Update: 395 is now open in both directions.
9:50 a.m. Update: ABC 7s is reporting that Pentagon police are canvassing the area with K9 units. The Pentagon was locked down this morning after reports of shots being fired.
9:35 a.m. Update: Northbound traffic is now being diverted at Washington Blvd.
9:30 a.m. Update: Traffic cameras now show that that the road has reopened. We're checking on the details about why the closure was necessary.
Original post: Southbound traffic on Interstate 395 is being diverted to U.S. 1 toward Crystal City at Exit 8C. Traffic cameras show police blocking the roadway.
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