Lockdown Lifted at Balboa Naval Medical Center

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The Lockdown was lifted at about 2 PM.

Jan 26, 2016 (San Diego) In the latest update from the Naval Center, Captain Carl Jones stated that they are still clearing building 26. They have found no evidence of a shooter. They expect this to continue for a couple more hours. He added that the agencies that responded were

FBI

San Diego Police

San Diego Sheriffs.

Homeland Security

Naval Security Personnel

California Highway Patrol

Chula Vista Police

Jones stated that they are still the process of clearing building 26 room by room. He added, “there is zero tolerance for making a mistake.”

According to San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman as soon as the call came in, units were immediately dispatched. All these agencies work together, and train together. so they responded in unison. “We are grateful it wasn’t an active shooter,” but all agencies are ready to respond to anything as a region.

This was an “all hands on deck” kind of a situation.

Captain Jose Acosta again emphasized that if patients have an emergency to go to the Urgent Care clinics along the region, or go to civilian Emergency Rooms. He also said that they will work with patients to schedule elective care for later But patients will get their care.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer did state that the region has an ethos of working together and it showed.

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