Skip to comments.Military base housing Walter Reed in lockdown for 'active shooter threat,' 'bomb threat' investigation
Posted on 10/20/2021 7:38:52 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
BETHESDA, Md. - A military base in Montgomery County that is home to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is under lockdown after an ‘active shooter threat’ and ‘bomb threat’ investigation Wednesday morning.
The incident was reported around 8:45 a.m. at Naval Support Activity Bethesda – home of Walter Reed and just north of Washington, D.C.
Officials tweeted that the base received a phone call from an anonymous source stating there is a bomb at or near Building 10.
"Go indoors into the nearest building and shelter in place. All commands initiate building emergency plans to shelter in place," a tweeted from Walter Reed said. "All patient appointments have been cancelled. More details to come."
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Per media websites, it seems someone(s) called in bomb and active shooter threats, but officials have found no indications of either onsite.
Live stream helo view from WUSA9CBS:
“shelter in place”
Great idea.If there is a bomb and it goes off, this will ensure maximum casualties. /s
The active shooter threat was quickly determined to be false. Bomb threat remains. Shouldn’t there be an evacuation order?
You’re government at rest.
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