False alarm at NASA headquarters in D.C. prompts evacuation of Kennedy Space Center admin building

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. — A false alarm at NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C. led to an evacuation at Kennedy Space Center in Brevard County Friday.

KSC security issued an alert to evacuate an administration building at the center early Friday due to what was reported as a threat received over the phone.

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According to NASA security, the threat was the result of a false alarm indicating an active shooter just after 11 a.m. at their headquarters in Washington, D.C.

NASA security says a concerned citizen mistakenly reported the active shooter incident to KSC security, which prompted the local response.

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Officials ultimately determined there was no credible threat to either facility and issued an all-clear.

They’re still trying to figure out what triggered the initial active shooter alarm.

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