Fort Hood spokesperson says active shooter incident was false alarm

Posted at 4:11 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 17:44:38-04

Reports circulating on social media of an active shooter on Fort Hood are reportedly false. 

Officials on Fort Hood have said that the incident on Thursday afternoon was a false alarm. 

Police officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of an active shooter in a building on post. 

Officials report that the incident was caused by "an internal alarm" heard. 

Fort Hood said that the building alarm had been "inadvertently activated." It was reset. 

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