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(BETHESDA, Md.) — The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center campus near Bethesda, Maryland, placed a shelter in place order this morning following reports of a suspected active shooter.

Montgomery County Police officers responded but have not confirmed the initial report of a gunshot heard on campus.

The National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center joined in 2011, forming the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, one of the largest military medical centers in the U.S.

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