Naval Medical Center San Diego: One person in custody after security scare

A shelter-in-place order has been issued at the Naval Medical Center San Diego near Balboa Park in response to a ‘potential security concern,” according to the hospital Friday.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the hospital at around 10:45 a.m., at that time NDLM confirmed that there were officers going through buildings and some people were being evacuated. More about this news

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SkyRanger 7 arrived at the scene and showed at least 10 patrol cars near the hospital.

San Diego Police have confirmed there was no active shooter, no gunfire, and no victims. They added that the person who was detained was not armed.

Navy Police are clearing buildings as a precaution.

A spokesperson from the Navy said patients and hospital staff were ordered to shelter in place.

One suspect was detained sometime before 11 a.m. As of 11:40 a.m., a second person was taken into custody, but SDPD said they did not have a gun on them.

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