An active shooter was reported at the Naval Medical Center San Diego around 8 a.m. PST this morning, after someone reportedly heard three shots fired in the building, according to NBC L.A.
The San Diego Police Department confirmed that officials at the Naval Medical Center reported gunshots in the facility, but after searching the building, officials say there is no evidence of a shooting
In a Facebook post, the medical center advised occupants in building #26, where gunshots were initially reported, to "run, hide or fight." Officials have not yet confirmed whether a shooting occurred.
One Facebook user responded to the Facebook post saying "My mother is in there!!! Please pray that she stay safe please! God protect her and all in there!!!"
Emergency responders did a full search of the building, according to the L.A. Times, and were not able to find evidence of any gunshots fired.
The childcare facilities on site were secured, and three San Diego Unified Schools were placed on lockdown as well according to Twitter. The lockdown was lifted at 9:30 a.m.
Lockdowns lifted at Roosevelt Middle, San Diego High and Garfield High,however students and staff continue to shelter in place.
— San Diego Unified (@sdschools) January 26, 2016
Local law enforcement officials are on the scene to help authorities prepare for a K9 unit to sweep the building.
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