San Diego Reported Shooter: UPDATE – No Injuries Reported
An active shooter was reported this morning at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. So far there have been no injuries reported, but the incident remains under investigation.
According to NBC 7 San Diego:
Just after 10 a.m., Brian O'Rourke, PAO Navy Region Southwest, said K9 units were sweeping the military medical center, honing in on Building 26, the site of the reported gunfire.
O’Rourke said initial searches of Building 26 turned up no evidence of a gunman or shots fired.
N. Scott Sutherland, Deputy Director of Public Affairs for Navy Region Southwest, sent out the following information just after 10:30 a.m., echoing the details from O’Rourke.
“The investigation of Building 26 continues. First responders and Navy working dog units have conducted an initial top down inspection of the Building and have not located any casualties or evidence of a shooting having taken place. There have been no reported casualties at this time. There is a secondary, more thorough floor by floor inspection taking place at this time. The medical facility remains on lockdown and a shelter in place order remains in effect.”
“Patients needing immediate medical attention should go to their nearest Naval Medical facility other than Balboa Park,” Navy officials added.
NMCSD was placed on lockdown and people inside were ordered to shelter in place throughout the morning after someone reported hearing three shots in the basement of Building 26, which houses a gym and barracks, according to the Navy.
As of the publishing of this story, there has been NO evidence found to indicate any shots were fired.