(Updated 1:50 p.m.) Police swarmed Union Station just before 1 p.m. after a security guard shot a man who stabbed a woman, according to police.
Officials with D.C. Fire and EMS confirmed that the man who was shot was hospitalized and is in critical condition.
A police spokesperson said that the man stabbed the woman and then fled. A contracted security guard on the scene chased the man. The man, who was still holding the knife, turned around and accosted the security guard. The security guard then fired one shot which hit the man.
The police also confirmed that the initial stabbing appeared to be a domestic dispute.
CNN reporter Jim Sciutto says that police chief Cathy Lanier told him that the stabbing victim and the suspect who was shot were in a relationship.
Just in: DC police chief Kathy Lanier tells me security guard shot man who stabbed his girlfriend at Union Station
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) September 11, 2015
Washington Post reporter Robert Costa shared this photo of the crime scene, near the McDonalds in the Amtrak part of the station.
Crime scene at Union pic.twitter.com/WQBOyxoN4D
— Robert Costa (@costareports) September 11, 2015