Was there a shooting at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC?

WASHINGTON DC police are investigating a shooting at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC that occurred on November 8, 2021.

The area has been closed for investigation, according to police.

Was there a shooting at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC?

A man was found at the Reflecting Pool on The Mall near Lincoln Memorial with a gunshot to his head, according to a tweet by reporter Alan Henney.

He was reportedly transported to a trauma center via a helicopter.

Police and helicopters are surrounding the area as they investigate the cause of the shooting.

According to video footage, authorities are seen using flashlights to search through the pool's water as a stretcher was pulled out to reportedly retrieve a body.

The victim's injuries are believed to be self-inflicted, according to the United States Park Police.

The Sun has reached out to the Metropolitan Police department for further comment.

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