U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum shooting attack
Authorities said at least three people have been shot at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. According to the AP, police spokeswoman Traci Hughes conveyed a person walked into the museum with a rifle and shot a guard. According to Hughes, the attacker was also shot. The victims' conditions were not known. Both were being taken to a hospital.
According to the Museum website, since its dedication in 1993, the Museum has welcomed nearly 30 million visitors, including more than 8 million school children and 85 heads of state. Today 90 percent of the Museum’s visitors are not Jewish. It is located in 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW Washington, DC 20024-2126