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Washington Nationals cancel Monday night game with Atlanta Braves due to Navy Yard shooting

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington, where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. - See more at: http://www.1073theeagle.com/gallery/news/breaking-news/navy-yard-shooting-dc/gCDbr/#3883214
Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington, where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. - See more at: http://www.1073theeagle.com/gallery/news/breaking-news/navy-yard-shooting-dc/gCDbr/#3883214
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Updated: 9/16/2013 6:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Nationals have postponed Monday night's game against the Atlanta Braves following shootings at the nearby Navy Yard.

The game has been rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday, the Nationals said.

Washington said the team was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic events that occurred this morning only a few blocks from Nationals Park."

"Our thoughts and prayers remain with our friends at the Navy Yard and those impacted by today's incident," the Nationals added.
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