UPDATE: Police report that there is no evidence of a firearm discharge. Police operations are complete.
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center was on lockdown for several hours Monday after a reported gunshot at the Bethesda, Maryland campus, Montgomery County Police said.
Police were clearing buildings and escorting personnel out. All patient care was suspended for today.
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Live footage from the Walter Reed campus shows people being let out of the building with their arms up
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Call received at approx. 10:48 a.m. for report of single shot heard on Walter Reed campus. Officers have not confirmed initial report.
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Personnel were told to shelter in place, the U.S. Navy said, while police and federal authorities cleared the buildings. No injuries were reported.
Gavin Stern is a national digital producer for the Scripps National Desk.