Lockdown at Pentagon Lifted following Shooting Nearby Renee Nash August 3, 2021 at 12:29 pm in In The News - Afternoon Headlines, In The News - Morning Headlines, NEWS Tweet UPDATE – (Tuesday, August 3, 2021) – A shooting at the Pentagon Metro Station sent the Pentagon in lockdown today. Details are still very sketchy. But as many as three people are reported injured, including a police officer. Roads around the area are closed off. Metro is diverting buses and Metrorail is bypassing the station. But the lockdown has been lifted. No word on a gunman or the conditions of those injured. Arlington County police are set to provide an update soon.