Shots fired at veterans’ home in northern California

One of the largest veterans’ homes in the country was on lockdown Friday afternoon after reports of shots fired.

Authorities were “on scene and in control” at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, California, according to a spokeswoman for the state Department of Veterans Affairs.

“We have activated our emergency response protocol and are cooperating with law enforcement,” the department said in a Facebook post.

The 600-acre campus is home to about 1,000 residents.

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