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Police: No gunshot at Walter Reed Medical Center

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Posted at 11:35 AM, Jul 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-06 14:05:58-04

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.

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.

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