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good morning, america. breaking news, paris under attack. a night of terror and carnage, armed gunmen and suicide bombers launch a synchronize attack. >> we immediately heard really loud gunshots. >> at least 120 killed. most of them hostages slaughtered at a concert hall where an american band was playing. >> it was a mass execution. >> people run for their lives. a bomb blast rocks a soccer stadium where the french president was watching the game, isis claims responsibility. france in a state of emergency. the military mobilized. borders closed. the city of lights under siege. >> this is an attack on all of
humanity. >> president obama offering our support standing with the french as security is stepped up in cities all across america on alert at stadiums across the country. a special edition of "good morning america" starts now. good morning, america. our hearts and minds with paris this morning, a city under siege. there you see the images of terror. people running through the streets, victims brought out of the restaurants and concert halls. so much carnage in that city this morning and there are the headlines. this type it's war, carnage, massacre. >> and you are looking at the streets of paris this morning, all of france is in a state of emergency right now. and, of course, this is the second major terror attack this year and yesterday the deadliest day in france since world war ii. isis is claiming responsibility and this morning the french president francois hollande calling it an act of war by a terrorist arming saying france
will defeat isis and will triumph from this. >> the terrorists hit six separate locations, you see them there including that stadium where the explosions were heart, the bataclan theatre where the hostagesere held and four restaurants and 127 people dead. that number could climb, many more injured. eight terrorists killed. seven by suicide vest, the big question now are there accomplices still on the loose and all public buildings in paris are now closed and will stay closed indefinitely. >> full team coverage this morning. abc's aaron katersky is on the scene in paris and starts us off this morning. good morning, aaron. >> we're not hearing anything. >> reporter: -- concert hall. bystanders rushing to help the badly injured. carry some by their arms and legs. others -- the most devastating
of the night's six nearly simultaneous assaults. [ sirens ] [. >> reporter: a small venue in one of the most popular parts of the city. inside a reportedly sold out crowd who came to see the american rock band eagles of death metal, the drummer's brother saying they were only six songs into the set when gunfire erupted. >> it was so loud it was louder than the band and they all hit the stage floor and as we got up to try to evacuate, they saw men with machine guns just shooting anything and everything. >> reporter: shortly before 9 p.m. gunmen opened fire outside the venue shooting at random. >> i saw people starting to panic. people were running away. >> reporter: minutes later at sailants stormed the theater firing their ak-47s nonstop for a minute of 10 to 15 minutes stopping only to reload their weapons. inside, others finding places to hide. witnesses report hearing the
gunmen shout allahu akbar. critics say more than 100 trapped as hostages for three hours. shortly after midnight armed officers storming the concert hall. amid the incredible loss of life, rescuers helping 40 people to safety before attackers among the dead inside the theater. three killed by their own suicide belts. terrorists also targeted france's packed national stadium. three explosions ringing out during a france/germany soccer match. >> the crowd started moving. everyone started panicking. it was impossible to leave. the trains were blocked. people everywhere. it's very stressful. >> reporter: like the other targets across the city, a lot of -- not a state building but bars and restaurants. this one a cambone yet, next door, le carillon. >> a of firefighters swarming the scene blocking off the roads. >> reporter: casual friday
evenings, people enjoying nights with family and friends turning to what would become a horrific scene. >> i realize she wasn't breathing. it was really awful. really awful. >> reporter: while police continue their investigation at this scene of carnage, the president of france has declared three days of national mourning after what he called an act of war by a terrorist army. paula, george. >> okay, aaron, thanks very much. we're here with brian ross. okay, the french president blaming isis and isis now claiming responsibility in in the last few hours they issued a claim of responsibility and they say they chose their target, those those places, one, a game between our enemies germany and france and second the concert as they call a party of perversitp, that's why it was attacked and this is the beginning of the storm for france. >> so much coordination here. the french police saying that all eight attackers are dead but the question is, where are accomplices? this was a big attack. >> absolutely. 9 hunt continues for those who helped those eight, who were the people that helped provide the
gun, the weapon, where did they meet? how did they gather. >> finally this is now the third major attack by isis in the last two weeks. >> that's right. a wave of terror. there is the egyptian air carrier, the russian jet went down and secondly a huge blast in beirut, isis claimed responsibility for all three, a major wave of terror far beyond their normal area of operations in iraq and syria. >> now the deadliest day in france since world war ii. brian, thanks very much. moments ago i spoke with an eyewitness in that bataclan theatre. gi ginny, thanks for joining us. you were on the first floor balcony inside that concert hall. >> yeah, i was in the venue. >> what happened? >> it was crazy. i don't know what to say. i was there. we heard shots -- we were in the middle of the concert, the band was playing, it was great, there was a good atmosphere, we were having fun and heard shots and like i mentioned before, i didn't believe it at first.
i thought afcty joke, what's going on? because i didn't see the shots. i just heard them and having never been under attack in my life, i couldn't -- i didn't think it was actually real gunshots and then all of a sudden people started screaming and that's when we realized with my two friends we had to get out and we started ducking, hiding behind the seats getting down and luckily, near to where we were, there was a safety exit and we managed to get into the staircase of that safety exit, we were there for about 30 seconds to a minute before opening the doors because i think they were outside in the streets when we got out and then the doors opened and somebody said it's safe. >> before you got out what could you see of what was happening? >> yeah, that's the thing. because they started downstairs, obviously because, you know, they came in i think they came in with -- they ran a car into the entrance, i'm not sure, i think i heard that. they started shooting downstairs so i didn't see -- i didn't see
the people shooting. i didn't see the, you know, the kind of fire that the kalashnikovs give off. all i heard was a shooting but it was like continuous shooting it was like bang, bang, bang. >> how long did it go on. >> it went on for awhile. they were just shooting. they just didn't stop. obviously, you know, they just wanted to kill as many people as possible. >> it must have been so horrifying. >> yeah, it's horrible. i was very chilled last night. i had loads of alcohol. i'm a bit less chilled today. i woke up this morning feeling, yeah, you know, i felt -- yeah, i feel quite horrible. i don't know. i'm trying to keep it all together because i think i won't so i'm trying to maintain a cool attitude but i feel very dishe frommed because i knew people there, some of the people i knew apparently somebody got shot, not people i know personally but people of people who know -- i
mean, just various acquaintances. it's just sad that this would happen in a place where people come together to listen to good music, you know, it's just -- it's depressing. >> what's it like in paris this morning? >> i don't know. i haven't been out yet. i'm going to go out later because i want to join my family in burgundy so should be getting a train but i haven't been out yet so i don't know what the atmosphere is like in paris. i don't think it's very rosy and happy. i think people are staying indoors. >> i imagine so. ginny watson, thanks so much for your time. >> thank you. >> hard to absorb this kind of horror. >> it is and reality is setting in andnfortunately so manyf these folks were just sitting ducks in that theater. a terrifying night for the city of paris and this morning, they are waking up in shock and people are watchg all over the world. we spoke with several other survivors besides ginny who witnessed that carnage. >> we were walking and we heard
a handful of gunshots. >> we heard a bunch of gunshot, maybe eight to ten then there was kind of a pause and there were a few more. >> and police crouched behind like the doorways and trees. >> i don't think anybody really understood what was going on. >> you could hear the gunshots. again and again. and we waited for the terrorist to reload again. >> we turn aroun and ran for our life. >> there was lines of ambulances and ambulances running by. >> somebody saw a body lying in the street. >> i saw a couple of people wounded. i saw this one girl with a wound in her thigh. >> everybody at that point lying on the floor to escape the bullets. >> and we just stood there in silence. >> i pray for the victims. and for the families. most of them died meters away from me.
some of them on me. so i pray for them. >> prayers all over the word. i want to bring in martha raddatz right now. such strong rhetoric from the french president hollande this morning saying this is an act of war. france declaring war. what can we expect from themmy. >> well, this is a reminder that george bush declared the war on terror about nine days after 9/11 and french president hollande has said this was an act of war and when faced with war, the country must take appropriate decisions. now, will they be more involved militarily? right now, george, france has been conducting air strikes in syria but not very many. and is this really a military problem at this point? you saw these eight attackers go throughout paris armed with suicide vests, armed with weapons, how you approach that militarily remains to be seen and whether that will help or were these a group of lone
wolves, a pack of wolves, were they inspired from outside or as the french president said, were outsiders involved? does this trace back to syria, back to iraq, the heart of isis? >> big question right there if they were not just inspired by isis but actually directed, that would suggest that isis is getting the kind of capability we used to associate with al qaeda. >> exactly, george, and this is such a huge escalation of what we thought isis was capable of. if it's proven that they brought down that russian airliner and if they are behind this complicit in this in a. bigger way than these eight individuals and certainly someone planned this sort of operation, that is just a major escalation. what we're seeing and how you approach isis. is it from a law enforcement perspective? it is very, very difficult to track as many isis sympathizers as they have in europe and obviously people came in under the radar here, didn't know they
had weapons, didn't know they were building explosive vests to go into these areas. they were not clearly being tracked. >> okay, martha raddatz, thanks very much. paula. >> thanks, martha. we want to speak with abc news consultant dick clark. thanks for joining us. as martha was saying, in the last three weeks isis has claimed responsibility for three attackers, russia, beirut and now paris. is this something new isis is doing? >> it is. u.s. intelligence has known for several months now that isis has an external action arm whose purpose is to attack outside of syria and iraq specifically to attack in western europe and here in the united states. they've been waiting for the wave of attacks from this organization. they didn't know what they were capable of. now we've seen these major attacks within a week in egypt, in beirut and now in france. the question u.s. intelligence and law enforcement is asking itself now, is can they do it
here? right now they don't think there's an isis capability here in the united states but the french didn't see this attack coming either. >> and i know they've made such a concerted effort in terms of anti-terror. i got to ask you, i know this is very preliminary but authorities are starting to put the pieces together on who these terrorists were. what does it say that the witnesses claim that the shooters were speaking french? >> they undoubtedly were french. they're undoubtedly french-arabs among the hundreds of thousands of disaffected youth in the arab population around paris, probably some of them at least had gotten out of france and gone to syria or iraq for training. and come back, they were all very young people by the description of the people who saw them. this is the same kind of people who were involved in the "charlie hebdo" attack earlier this year and there is a very large pool of disaffected, unemployed, radicalized islamic
youth in france. thankfully that's not true here in the united states. >> this latest tragedy, dick, thanks for joining us this morning. let's go to jon karl now at the white house and, jon, we saw president obama just about an hour after word of this attack. >> somber president offering a firm statement of solidarity with the french people and a vow that the united states will do whatever is possible to help the french respond to these attacks. >> this is an attack not just on terrorists, it's an attack not just on the people of france, but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share. those who think that they can terrorize the people of france or the values that they stand for are wrong. >> and, jon, the president spoke with francois hollande, the french president, later that evening. he is now on his way for a big g-20 trip, the french president was supposed to go on, not going on. the president going through with
his travels. >> reporter: he leaves late they are afternoon and one of the first orders of business on that trip is a meeting in turkey with other european leaders to talk about dealing with the threat of isis. now, the white house, george, is not ready to follow the french yet in saying that isis was responsible for this attack. but what you are hearing from officials down the line from the president on down is that the united states will help respond, the clear implication is not just with the investigation and the aftermath of the killings here but also in striking back at whoever was responsible for this. the national security adviser said overnight, "we are only further strengthened in our resolve to defeat this threat." >> of course, the united states already doing air strikes in syria and iraq and the president recently putting 50 special operation forces on the ground in syria. jonathan karl, thanks so much. security is being ramped up especially at sports arenas and stadiums. lots of college football games across the country today. nfl stadiums will be filled tomorrow and dan is in tooimdz with that part of the story for
us. good morning, dan. >> hey, paula, good morning to you. major city as cross the country are boosting security in the wake of the horror over in paris including this city america's largest metropolis, a place that knows terrorism all too well, new york city. here in new york, the nypd deploying extra personnel and its counterterrorism unit. critical response teams ready in the city's most visible targets. >> not only will you see an increased uniform presence with police officers with heavy weapons, there's also we work with our federal partner, the fbi and the joint terrorism task force. >> reporter: with one of the targets in paris being a packed staid judge, sporting venueues across america will be enhancing security today. in los angeles, the famous rose bowl increasing its staffing and asking fans to leave their bags at home. the nba and nhl putting its teams on high alert. but the nfl saying it actually won't be changing protocols as
supplements's games approach. the league spokesman saying, security at our games is always at a heightened state of alert. adding all nfl stadiums are already equipped with metal detectors. >> you can't view it as a nuisance. this is the world we live in now and if you have to take precautions and if you have to go through screening that's just part of the process. >> reporter: with the attackers in paris hitting so many so-called soft targets like a restaurant and concert hall, the nypd and fbi will be working to keep popular areas around this city safe. you can expect heightened security at tourist attractions and on public transit. >> the tragic events in paris we established a counterterrorism overlay. what that is is a heavy weapons service for officers. they go to high-profile and sensitive locations throughout the city. >> reporter: it is important to point out that the department of homeland security is urging americans not to panic, issuing a statement saying, quote, we know of no specific or credible threats of an attack on the u.s.
homeland of the type that occ occurred over in paris. paula, over to you. >> thank you. authorities in the u.s. are closely monitoring the situation in paris. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas is in washington. law enforcement in the u.s., they've been very active in tracking potential isis sympathizers but how do our efforts at home differentiate between those here and those maybe abroad in europe and france? >> reporter: well, the fbi has dozens of investigations under way in all 50 states, many surround suspected isis sympathizers and found a significant pool of people isis has reached in social media in the last year alone more than 70 americans have been arrested for somehow trying to support isis. some accused of trying to join isis. others arrested for plotting attacks here at home. mainly, young men, but some women, even teenagers arrested, paulg la. >> pierre, 90,000 messages every day they're blasting on social media but since "charlie hebdo," the french have been really aggressive in trying to prevent
terror attacks and now this happens. >> reporter: indeed, they have. they have looked at over a thousand people in that country that they've been trying to keep track of. i spoke to a senior official at the french national police who talked about in somberer its, the pressure of having to follow these people day in and day out, paula. >> all right, pierre, thank you. >> george, much more from paris coming up. a quick check of the weather with rob marciano. >> george, big storm in the northwest right now. this is the flooding. outside of seattle. a big plume of moisture, atmosphere heading into the pacific northwest. more rain expected. the 3 to 5 inches and snow levels drop, as well. significant snows at the higher elevations as well and there's been some winds sporadic power outages across parts of seattle that will drop down into california too. blustery across the northeast, josh: good mororning, washingto. as you work our way throughout the daytim temperatures much cooler.
we topped out at 53 degrees. we'll see more cloud cover to the west and north of d.c. we will pick up m more sun as we go through theay. the big story will be the breeze. the wind size on sunday >> we have a very active weather pattern shaping up of the what's coming into the pacific northwest right now will drive into the plains, big snows expected next week as well as the potential for dramatic severe weather tuesday and wednesday. more on that in 15 minutes. >> thank you, back to paris now. there you see the images from paris and around the world last night, the soccer stadium right there. people standing with france in this moment of mourning. >> standing in solidarity. we'll have much more of our coverage. paris under attack still ahead this morning on "good morning america." "good morning america" is brought to you by ashley
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you see that chilling video of people escaping that concert hall in paris last night. running for their lives from the bataclan theatre. it was one of six sites attacked in the heart of the french capital. eight heavily armed terrorist, machine gun, suicide vests, stormed four restaurant, a soccer stadium and that packed concert hall. >> and that's a live look at paris right now. this is the calm after the chaos. at least 127 people were killed. hundreds more wounded in the second major terror attack inside paris this year. now, isis has claimed responsibility for what is now the deadliest day in france since world war ii. french president francois hollande calling this terrorist assault an act of war by a terrorist army vowing a merciless response and issued
that statement this morning and they did so in the name of allah. >> all of france under a state of emergency right now. all of paris in a state of shock and we've seen these terrifying pictures and aaron katersky is on the scene. good morning, aaron. >> reporter: george, good morning from the bataclan theatre. this was the scene of the worst of it, as many as 80 people were killed inside this theater and police still have it blocked off. parisians have been gripped by fear but they're starting to come out of their homes now and as they come here to witness this scene of carnage, we see them with their hands over their mouths, some with flowers, some even with song, trying to show solidarity. they're in the middle of three days of mourning now for the 127 people killed in acts of violence that unfolded nearly simultaneously across the city, here at the concert hall, at the stade de france where france and germany were playing soccer, the president of france was in attendance and quickly whisked
away. there were also attacked, gunfire and explosions at restaurants and bars, so these atrocities targeted not tourists or staid officials but ordinary young parisians mixing it up on a friday night out. an act of war by a terrorist army, what the president of france has called this and now isis has officially claimed responsibility, we're told by a parisian police official that a syrian passport was found near the body of at least one of the attackers. there were eight in all, seven of them were killed at their own hand by their suicide vests, another one was shot dead in the street. george. >> aaron, thanks very much. our chief investigative correspondent brian ross here right now. what we've heard from the french president this was prepared and coordinated from abroad and that piece of evidence the syrian passport. >> an important clue and know joe night french and u.s. authorities are running names through their databases with the eight dead suspects they have dna, fingerprints and faces to
match to photo arrays and are getting to the heart of who was involved and how it was planned. >> this has been the big fear. people going to syria and getting trained by isis, coming back to the west. >> exactly and, of course, also the hunt is on now for the accomplice, who helped get the weapons? who helped provide safe places for them to plan the attack. >> it would take so much coordination. >> the statement of responsibility today they chose the soccer game because it was our two enemy, france and germany and chose the concert because they called it a party of perversity which they can't stand. >> okay, brian ross, thanks very much. 1500 soldiers have been mobilized to guard paris' parliament, building, religious sites and tourist attractions and moments ago i spoke from paris with the deputy mayor patrick klugman. we are joined now by the deputy mayor of paris, patrick klugman, mayor klugman, our hearts are with you this morning. what can you tell us about the scene in paris right now? >> thank you. well, the situation is really
very weird, i would say, strange, very unusual. we are facing unprecedented events in paris. we have the state of emergency declared which is the first time since the war in the early '60s, all schools are closed. all games, flea markets, concerts, all are closed. so it's like a mourning morning i would say. the city is a bit stopped and we are under shock. >> the police have said that eight attackers have been killed. are you confident all the attackers are killed, and what do we know about possible accomplices? >> we are not totally focused at the moment on the inquiry on the accomplices, on the person responsible -- as you know, of
course, isis claimed the terror attacks but we don't know more about who are the actors, who are the criminals, because we are really counting and naming the dead perpendiculars and the wounded persons in paris. i would like to add also that this morning we had emergency meeting in paris with all the persons responsible, the deputy mayor, the [ mayors, et cetera, and mike bloomberg, former mayor of new york was here with us this morning and it was a huge sign of support for us to see physically that america is standing with us and, of course, we know it and we heard president obama yesterday, but it's great sign of solidarity and so important at the present moment. >> mr. mayor, thank you for joining us this morning. as he said the entire city in shock right now. >> you can only imagine what
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there's that soccer stadium. six attacks in paris last night. the deadliest day in france since world war ii and we're now joined by an eyewitness to one of the attacks. thanks for joining us this morning. you were right near the stadium last night. what exactly did you see? s>> yeah, i was with my mom. we were just going to drink something and we were going to the bataclan and it was too crowded and my mom said, i don't like it so we just two steps and the shooting started so we went and hid and they were like, okay, okay, we need to move, we need to hide so i just hide,
take the hand of my mom, just hide under the table under -- in the kitchen behind the wall, just everywhere just hiding. >> did you see the shooters? >> everyone was just afraid and crying. no, i haven't seen them. i was just afraid and running away with everyone. we just heard the shooting but we were close enough to hear the shooting and bombing. >> how long did the shooting and becoming go on? what exactly did you hear? >> we heard the bombing for the first time it was like 30 seconds, the second time it was probably during ten minutes. and we were just waiting and hearing the shooting and everyone were just screaming everywhere and crying and people were just like, okay, we're going to die, we were going to die. don't worry, we are not going to die today. the attack is in the bataclan. don't worry, everything is going to be okay and we were just waiting and the police cape, they were knocking on the windows and saying stay on the floor, stay on the floor, don't
move. don't move, i was like, don't worry, i have nowhere else to go and we were just waiting and the police came and they start thinking what they can do just trying to figure out the situation. then three bomb explodes and this is the terrorist that killed himself like that and the walls were just shaking everywhere, we're like, okay, we're going to die with these walls seriously and we were just waiting till the end. >> this bar was right next door to the bataclan concert hall where the suicide bombers were holding the hostages, so how long were you under that table as you waited for the police to go in? >> we were in the bar -- the place came very quick. it was fast, i stay in the bar from 9:40 p.m. till 5:30 a.m. so like nine hours in the bar. ptht
terrifying moments of your life, imene. >> yeah, that was very scary, very long. we were just trying to help the people, giving them some coffee, some chocolate, some alcohol. giving them our phones if they need to call their family, whatever they want, we give it to them. i mean, we helped the people just help them and whatever happened it's okay. don't worry, we are going to be fine and they were afraid. they were injured. they were all bleeding everywhere, that was really awful, seriously. that was scary. >> i'm sure it was, imene. thanks for joining us. we're glad you're okay. >> goes to show these terrorists are not to be negotiateted with. ey were prepared to die for the cause wearing their suicide vests and we want to bring in ray kelly right now. and ray, first and foremost what is law enforcement doing around our country right now? >> well, certainly beefing up in major cities, you've seen it here in new york, of course, we have a terrible experience with two world trade center attacks
so i think our attention is probably a little higher than it is in other places in the country but other cities have followed suit and they're doing that, certainly to protect themselves but also to raise the sense of security of their sit d sitcitizens. if you see a police comfort perhaps have a comfort level. >> soft targets. those large rallies, automobile, homes where people are gathered. those are soft targets. those are particularly vulnerable. >> they sure are and so, of course, soft targets are everywhere. that's why intelligence is key. you need some information that we can hang our hat on and i know certainly all developed countries are engaged in some way in this regard. fbi and nypd, other police departments are trying to get as. intelligence as they can. some indication as to who is talking about it. who is thinking about it and i think the country has done a pretty good job in rolling up people as i said, about 70 people have been arrested for
intending to go to syria. i think that's a good ink this. you have to get them before they're in the position to act. >> clear we're phiing a new enemy too. >> ray kelly, thanks. we'll be right back. mastering irresistibly smooth. the lindor truffle ...from the lindt master chocolatiers. hard outer shell...smooth, luscious center. unwrap. unwind. with the lindor truffle from the lindt master chocolatiers.
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this is the scene in new york city this morning. police braced for possible attacks here in the united states as well after those deadly atacks in paris last night. i want to bring in brad garrett former hostage negotiator and you dealt with so many situations like this. one thing we saw the police making a farley rapid decision to go into that concert hall. >> george, the main reason is you have people bleeding to death inside and you know you're not going to talk them out and so once you have baseline intel
you'll make an entry. >> the police now believe they've gotten all eight attackers in paris. we remember this from the "charlie hebdo" attacks there could be other people out there, possible accomplices ready to do follow-on tribe. >> there probably are. where they're ready to attack or not is another issue. that's what the police and intelligence agencies are doing pulling all of their background information, pulling their phones, social media, et cetera, to figure out who they are connected to. >> but one of the chilling things here there doesn't seem to have been. chatter in france before the attack. >> that's because in my view, george, this was planned within france. we've had almost like lone wolves only you have eight of them so the idea that syria or iraq or others directed them, these are guys radical lyzed maybe trained over there or not. once they picked their four to
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good morning, america is brought to you by carmax. the bright side of car buying. >> that was the explosion last night at the soccer stadium near the soccer stadium in france, one of six attacks in paris, france, last night. at least 127 people have died. that number likely to climb. many more wounded. paris in a state of shock right now. all of france under a state of emergency. the french president francois hollande has said that isis is responsible, declared war on isis. isis also claiming responsibility. their third major terror attack in the last two weeks. >> and isis also saying they're doing all of this in the name of allah. we want to thank you for watching. we'll have full coverage from paris all day on abc as well as
on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! thanks for tuning in, everyone. >> hello and thanks for watching, taking a look at our top stories this morning, this weekend's security is being stepped up in the district following the terror attacks in paris. even though there's no credible threat being reported. those extra measures include heightened security at the capitol and extra patrol at the metro. metro riders are urged to stay extra vigilant and look for anything suspicious. an investigation is ongoing at
prince george's county after people were sht and killed and happened on the 1400 block of southern hill and police found two women and one man dead in an apartment building. authorities are working to piece together exactly what happened. we're getting word of another shooting in prince george's county, happening in hyattsville on chillam road and riggs road and were called before 1:00 this morning and found three men with gunshot wounds. the men were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. now an update on the forecast. a windy day ahead. here's josh. josh: windy and just enough to see this beautiful sun rise from gaithersburg from layla. wonderful covers. end us your pictures, firstname.lastname@example.org and how we got that one this morning. the cloud cover dropped down to i-66 and with that we see warmer temperatures farther to the north in the mid 40's, hagerstown, frederick and leesburg and drop to federal
ribsburg where skies stayed clear all night and 34 trees in d.c. as well. as we go throughout the day we'll stay windy with wind gusts 20-30 miles an hour like yesterday and a high of 53. that's 10 degrees cooler than yesterday so make sure you layer up for today. tonight most of us are in the 30's under clear skies. tomorrow, more sunshine and a lot less breeze and nicer by tomorrow. kelly? kelly: we thank you for watching and hope you have a great saturday.
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