Walter Reed Employees Sheltering in Place After Report of Single Shot Fired 

The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center facility and campus in Bethesda, Maryland has been placed on lockdown after calls of a suspected “active shooter” were reported — according to the United States Navy and numerous other media outlets.

Montgomery County police responded to an initial report of a gunshot heard on the campus, but have yet to confirm.

According to officials there have been no confirmed gunshots or injuries.

This from the Navy’s statement, and ABC News:

“All base personnel are sheltering in place as a result of unconfirmed reports of an active shooter,” the Navy’s statement added. “DOD Security Force, NIH Police Force and County EMS and Medics have responded and searching the area.”

Stay tuned to the blog for updates on this developing story.

 


 

UPDATED 3 MINUTES AGO:

Montgomery County Police are at Walter Reed Medical Center, where they are investigating the report of a single shot fired on campus.

Police say they have not confirmed that a shot was fired.

The call came in at 10:48 a.m. Monday, police said. Employees were told to shelter in place via a text alert.

Montgomery County Police are at Walter Reed Medical Center, where they are investigating the report of a single shot fired on campus. Police say they have not confirmed that a shot was fired.

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