BETHESDA, MD. –
There were reports of an active shooter situation at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. But it turned out to be quite a simulacrum.
WUSA is reporting that a Pentagon spokesperson said it was an exercise on campus.
Navy officers He said it was an "ad hoc drill by the tenant's command".
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The base was all clear at 3:20 p.m. ITS T.
Despite the security of the military officers that it was a simulation, a congressman who was at the base was taking refuge in his place, at that time perhaps he did not know it. The Maryland Congressman, Dutch Ruppersberger, was in a conference room with 40 others taking refuge.
Their representatives tweeted shortly before the simulation was confirmed by several media outlets, which he did not believe was a simulation.
Others posted a video of the police response during the event.