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UPDATE: Report of active shooter at Joint Base Andrews a 'misunderstanding'

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PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. -

UPDATE Thursday 7:30 a.m.: 

NBC News and multiple other media outlets are reporting the active shooter situation at Joint Base Andrews was a false alarm. 

Pete Williams, citing senior law enforcement sources, reports the situation was a misunderstanding during an active shooter drill.

The base tweeted out, "All clear. The lock down on base has been lifted" at 7:39 a.m.

Previous coverage: 

Joint Base Andrews in Maryland has been placed on lockdown following a report of an active shooter.  

All personnel have been directed to shelter in place.

Joint Base Andrews, in Prince George's County, Maryland, is the home of Air Force One and to other emergency reaction units for the area around the nation's capital.

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