In light of the Monday morning shootings at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters which is a few blocks away from Nationals Park. the Nationals have postponed their game against the Braves.

The series opener was set for 7:05 p.m. ET Monday. Instead the teams will play a split doubleheader on Tuesday with games at 1:05 and 7:05. The announcement came around 3:15 p.m. ET.

"All of us here in the Nationals organization were deeply saddened to learn of the tragic events that occurred this morning only a few blocks from Nationals Park" the team said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families."

As of the latest announcement police said at least 12 people are dead and others wounded after a shooter opened fire at the facility on Monday morning.