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Active shooter call prompts brief lockdown at Indiana hospital

An unconfirmed active shooter call prompted a temporary lockdown Wednesday night at East Chicago, Ind.-based St. Catherine's Hospital, according to KWCH.

The hospital was placed on lockdown at 7:30 p.m. as a security precaution. Police arrived on scene and found no evidence of an active shooter.

There were no injuries reported and the lockdown has been lifted.

The nature of the false call is being investigated by the Garden City Police Department.

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