Update: Officials: ‘No Indication’ of Active Shooter at Walter Reed
The 'All-Clear' has Been Given on the Campus
BETHESDA, Md. – Officials say they’ve seen “no indication” of an active shooter after clearing the basement of a building at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington.
Naval Support Activity Bethesda tweeted Tuesday afternoon that an active shooter had been reported in the basement of a building at the Maryland base.
About 40 minutes later, NSAB tweeted that base security had cleared the basement was in the process of clearing the rest of the building. Security had found “no indication so far of an active shooter.”
NSAB oversees operational support for its major tenants at the base, including Walter Reed.
In a tweet, U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland says he and about 40 other people were in a conference room at the hospital.
The Navy says a drill was taking place at a Maryland base that’s home to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where an active shooter had been reported.
NSAB tweeted Tuesday afternoon that no shooter had been found and personnel could move about the Maryland base freely.