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Reports of an Armed Man at Beacon Hill’s VA Hospital Inaccurate, Under Investigation

by Mark Van Streefkerk


Seattle Police Department received a report of an armed person at VA Puget Sound Health Care System on Beacon Hill at around 10:15 a.m. today. The medical facility immediately went on lockdown, with no one allowed to enter the building. An hour later on Twitter, @SeattlePD stated: “It appears this was a case of mistaken identity on the part of the witness. Officers will be clearing the scene shortly.”

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