U.S. Joint Base Andrews in Maryland was on lockdown Thursday after reports of an active shooter.
On its Twitter account, the military base reported that first responders were on the scene at the Malcolm Grow Medical Facility, and told personnel to shelter in place.
The incident was ongoing as of 9:30 a.m.
“The base was scheduled to conduct an active shooter exercise, however, reports of a real-world active shooter situation were reported,” the base said on Twitter.
The incident is ongoing at the Malcolm Grow Medical Facility. First responders are on-scene now. All personnel continue to shelter in place
— Joint Base Andrews (@JBA_NAFW) June 30, 2016
Andrews Air Force Base is about 15 miles from the White House and the home of Air Force One.
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