Wright-Patterson Air Force Base says 'no real world active shooter' on base

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Published: Aug. 2, 2018 at 1:37 PM EDT
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An Air Force base near Dayton, Ohio says there was no active shooter incident following an initial report of one, prompting personnel to shelter in place.

The base tweeted a "reported active shooter incident" occurred at the Wright-Patt Hospital around 12:40 p.m. It was determined an unknown person called 911 believing there was a real-world incident. While security forces swept through the hospital, one member discharged his firearm to open a locked door.

The base gave an all-clear to personnel nearly two hours after the initial report. 27,000 work at the base.

Local, state and federal law enforcement responded to the base. No injuries are being reported.

Traffic is once again moving in and out of the base.