Active shooter drill at Walter Reed Military Hospital Creates Real Alarm

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About two hours ago, reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed Medical in Bethesda, MD were surfacing. U.S. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger was there when he received a notice of an active shooter. A medical center employee also reported hiding in a closet with patients during the event. Early reports are that no mention of a drill or training were present with the alert.

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The above Twitter post from a medical center employee shows the active shooter warning. No mention of a drill.

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Twitter posts from Congressman Ruppersberger also say there was no indication of a drill.

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We are guessing that you don’t want to scare a Congressman (or employees and patients) and have them hide in a back room while a training drill occurs. There will no doubt be an investigation into how this drill turned into a real emergency.

by Klamath Alerts 

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