Watch Live: Active Shooter At Naval Medical Center San Diego

  • by: Alan Duke

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An active shooter was reported at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California, Tuesday morning.

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**!ATTENTION!** An active shooter has just been been reported in building #26 at Naval Medical Center San Diego. All...

Posted by Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) on Tuesday, January 26, 2016


  • 2016-01-26T18:35:32Z 2016-01-26T18:35:32Z
    San Diego Police SWAT escorts dozens from Naval Medical Center while continuing search room to room for reported active shooter. The pediatric unit, where there was suspicion that a shooter might be barricaded, has been cleared. All staff and children there are safe, according to police scanner traffic.
  • 2016-01-26T18:32:49Z 2016-01-26T18:32:49Z
    A San Diego Naval Medical Center spokesman says: “We have found nothing which substantiates those reports. We are continuing to clear the building and make sure there are no casualties.”
  • 2016-01-26T18:22:58Z 2016-01-26T18:22:58Z
    San Diego SWAT is “in the process of clearing the pediatric ICU" at the Naval Medical Center, according to police radio traffic.
  • 2016-01-26T18:12:43Z 2016-01-26T18:12:43Z
    San Diego police SWAT is moving in on the pediatric ICU “to make sure there is no barricade” situation, one officer radioed to others.
  • 2016-01-26T17:59:18Z 2016-01-26T17:59:18Z
    San Diego police SWAT surrounds the Naval Medical Center's pediatric unit after reports of that a shooter may be barricaded inside with children. Our source is police scanner traffic.
  • 2016-01-26T17:49:51Z 2016-01-26T17:49:51Z
    A police dispatcher tells officers the “shooter is potentially in building two barricaded with children.” The building houses a pediatric area, the dispatcher said.
  • 2016-01-26T17:26:59Z 2016-01-26T17:26:59Z
    One person reported hearing three shots in the basement of Building 26 at 8 a.m. PT, according to a Navy statement.
  • 2016-01-26T17:18:32Z 2016-01-26T17:18:32Z
    Buildings are on lockdown as military police search the medical center room to room, with patients ordered to stay in their rooms, according to reports. The main gate is closed to all traffic. Several emergency vehicles, including a San Diego police SWAT truck, entered earlier.
  • 2016-01-26T16:59:43Z 2016-01-26T16:59:43Z
    The focus of the incident is building 26, which reportedly houses a wounded warriors dormitory, an intake office for the medical center, a fitness center and a recreational center.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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