Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 13:27

Several people are dead, along with the shooter and many others have been injured as additional suspects are being sought following a shooting at Washington, DC's Navy Yard.

Public Safety officials say one gunman died in the shooting, and police are searching for additional suspects.

The Navy Yard was placed on lock-down after multiple shots were fired inside a building on the base, the U.S. Navy said.

At last count, 10 people were injured in the shooting, including eight civilians, one police officer and one base officer. Six people were killed according to official reports.

There have been 5 mass shooting instances reported in the US so far this year.