HLN Now

Man describes texting wife inside Navy Yard

NEED TO KNOW
  • Petty Officer's wife was in building during shooting
  • He talks with Mike Galanos about getting in touch with her

A petty officer whose wife was "barricaded in the office as shots were fired" Monday at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. described the moments after she texted him. Justin Hartman said his wife said she heard shots in their office in Building 197.

He says she was stuck in her office for a while before a SWAT team came to the rescue. She is now with others being questioned by investigators about what they saw and heard in the building. Hartman said he is at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals baseball team, where police have setup a site to reunite survivors with loved ones.

Read more: Deadly rampage at Washington D.C. Navy Yard

Join the conversation...

HLNtv.com welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.
Caught on cam: Barenaked burger burglars
National Headlines | See all 1365 items Caught on cam: Barenaked burger burglars

Advertisement