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Washington shooting is trending on Facebook and Twitter

The Navy Yard shooting has been trending on Facebook, Twitter and search engines like Yahoo since it happened.

This picture was posted on Twitter by Tim J Hogan.
It was taken a block away from the Washington Navy Yard as people were being evacuated

Also on Twitter, the US Navy first tweeted about the shooting.
That Tweet has nearly 13,000 retweets, more than 900 of those retweets were in the first 30 minutes after the shooting happened.

The hashtag (#) Navy Yard shooting has been the number one trend on Twitter since the shooting happened.
On Facebook - the same questions are being asked here on the gulf coast that people in DC are asking, is this a terrorist attack?
Are the shooters employed at the Washington Navy Yard?
Those questions haven't been answered yet and the reason for the shooting is still unconfirmed.