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Today's scare turned out to be a hoax.
Today's scare turned out to be a hoax.

Rumors of Active Shooter in Downtown Houston Unfounded

Late Thursday afternoon, August 1, reports were coming in on social media about an active shooter in the downtown tunnel system, near the Esperson Building, or near the intersection of Bagby and McKinney. However, according to the Houston Police Department, those rumors were determined to be unfounded. The investigation into the false report is ongoing.

Follow HPD on Twitter at twitter.com/houstonpolice.

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