Initial sweep of Naval Medical Center San Diego showed no evidence of shooting

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2016) – An initial sweep showed no evidence of a shooting at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Navy personnel were still investigating.

Several nearby schools went on lockdown after an active shooter was reported at the medical facility. Workers have been told to shelter in place, according to a message posted on the medical center’s Facebook page.

The shooter was believed to be in Building 26, according to the alert.

KSWB reported that San Diego High School, Garfield High School and Roosevelt Middle School went on lockdown as a precaution because of their proximity to the facility. A spokeswoman said the schools were closely monitoring the situation.

San Diego police told KSWB that they had received reports of a shooter at the hospital, although their assistance has not been requested.


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