SAN DIEGO — Naval Medical Center San Diego near Balboa Park was placed on lockdown after a suspicious person with a gun was reported inside the hospital, San Diego police confirmed.
Initial reports indicated that there was a possible active shooter, however, authorities said that there was no gunfire and no injuries.
According to Navy spokesperson Brian O’Rouke, one individual was taken into custody, but no gun was found on their person when they were apprehended. There are no additional suspects at this time, O’Rouke said.
SDPD said that they were working with the Navy to clear the campus in response to the suspicious person, but it is unclear what buildings were evacuated.
SkyFOX aerial footage showed a heavy police presence around the hospital in response to the incident, with vehicles blocking off Bob Wilson Drive into the medical center.
As of 12:30 p.m., the FOX 5 crew on the scene said that authorities have begun letting people back onto the Naval Medical Center campus.
Nearby San Diego High School was also placed on lockdown due to the possible active shooter situation in the Naval Medical Center, a San Diego Unified School District spokesperson, Maureen Magee, told FOX 5. The lockdown at the school has since been lifted.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.