Two men, including a security guard, were shot Wednesday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.
A man with a shotgun entered the museum shortly before 1 p.m. and opened fire on a security guard near the metal detectors at the facility’s entrance, according to media reports. The security guards returned fire and the gunman was wounded.
Both men have been transported to a local hospital. Their conditions are not yet known. A third man was reportedly injured by shattered glass and treated at the scene.
No information was yet available about the shooter or his motive. The museum has been evacuated.
This story "Two Men Shot at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in D.C." was written by Eric Fingerhut (JTA).