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Threat to Camp Pendleton Determined to Be False Alarm: Report

An alert warning U.S. Marines of an active shooter on Camp Pendleton was a false alarm, according to the Camp Pendleton Scout. 

The notification was sent to base employees around 11 a.m. Monday.

Soon after, the Scout Twitter handled posted that the alert was a false alarm.

Base officials say they are working on a statement to explain the incident.

Anyone who lives or works on base can sign up for the alert system.

The U.S. Marine Corps base is located near Oceanside, between San Diego and Orange County.

No further information was immediately available. 

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