D.C. police searched H.D. Woodson High School on Tuesday after receiving what turned out to be a hoax call reporting an active shooter. Students are safe and no shooting occurred.
Police and EMS crews were called to the Northeast D.C. school at about 11:15 a.m. A 911 caller reported an active shooter, police told News4.
Officers rushed to the school. They searched and secured the building. After a short time they determined that no shooting had occurred.
No one was hurt and the school was not evacuated. First responders cleared the scene near noon.
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An investigation into who made the hoax call is underway.
Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story.