Police near Washington, D.C. said Monday there was no evidence of a gunshot at Walter Reed Medical Center but a lockdown remained in place.
Police had received a call that a shot had been fired at the Bethesda, Maryland facility and authorities said they were responding to an “active shooter” situation.
After several hours, no injuries had been reported and road around the area were being reopened.
Call received at approx. 10:48 a.m. for report of single shot heard on Walter Reed campus. Officers have not confirmed initial report.
— Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) July 6, 2015
Authorities are investigating an unconfirmed report of a shot fired at Walter Reed http://t.co/gCSuUYwzMx
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) July 6, 2015
The Navy tweeted that personnel at the medical complex, which included civilian workers, had been told to shelter in place.