Joint Base Andrews on lockdown, report of active shooter

040514-N-0295M-005 Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (May 14, 2004) – An aerial view of Andrews Air Force Base flight line during the first day of the 2004 Joint Service Open House. The Open House, held on May 14-16th, showcased civilian and military aircraft from the Nation’s armed forces which provided many flight demonstrations and static displays. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain (RELEASED)

Update: There was no active shooter and the base has been given the all clear. The report of a active shooter was made in response to an active shooter exercise that was scheduled for the base today.

There were reports of an active shooter incident on base at Malcolm Grow medical facility at approximately 9 a.m. today, June 30, 2016.

Personnel on base have been directed to shelter in place.

The base was scheduled to conduct an active shooter exercise, however, reports of a real-world active shooter situation were reported at Malcolm Grow medical facility.

First responders are currently on scene to secure the location.

Due to the serious nature of this report, the base is reacting to ensure the safety of all personnel.

Joint Base Andrews, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is the home of Air Force One and to other emergency reaction units for the area around the nation’s capital.

Fort Belvoir stated it has increased it secuirty posture in response to the incident at Joint Base Andrews.

All personnel off base are advised to stay clear of Joint Base Andrews.

More information will be released as it becomes available.


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