Joint Base Andrews in Maryland has been placed on lockdown and personnel have been directed to shelter in place following reports of an active shooter.
JBA is currently on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter. All personnel are directed to shelter in place. More info as it comes.
— Joint Base Andrews (@Andrews_JBA) June 30, 2016
Confusion has clouded early reports of the incident as an active shooter drill was scheduled at the same time of the reported incident:
Joint Base Andrews confirmed to News4 that it had planned an active shooter exercise for 9 a.m. this morning. However, at the same time as the exercise, first responders received reports of an active shooter at the medical facility. The base says it investigating the incident as an ongoing active shooter situation.
.@PeteWilliamsNBC saying the active shooter situation at Andrews is over. It was a drill someone thought was real.
— Eric Marrapodi (@EricMarrapodi) June 30, 2016
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