BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Reports of gunshots near the Johns Hopkins medical campus puts the entire school of public health on lockdown. No injuries were reported, but detectives did find evidence that a gun was fired.
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Police have cleared the scene at the Johns Hopkins medical campus after thousands of employees were placed on lockdown for approximately 30 minutes.
It all started around 8:30 p.m. Monday when someone reported hearing gunshots near the campus coming from the 1700 block of E. Monument Street.READ MORE: First African American To Lead The Maryland National Guard Was Honored After 38-Years Of Service
A text message and email alert was sent out to Hopkins employees, warning them to shelter in place.
City police flooded the scene, but did not find a shooter or a victim.
Monument Street was blocked off for some time as investigators combed the scene.
All police will say is that there is evidence someone fired a gun in the area, though no suspects have been arrested.MORE NEWS: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
Hopkins officials say the lockdown was called out of an “abundance of caution.” It was lifted around 9 p.m.