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Navy Yard on lock down

The Navy Yard is on lockdown, according to the Navy Yard office. Employees are sheltering in place. The Naval Sea Systems Command says it is investigating an "unconfirmed incident." There is a massive police presence on the scene. Read more in WTOP's live blog.

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