SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Santa Fe Police Department says it investigated reports of a threat at Christus St. Vincent hospital but says no active threat existed.

They say officers were sent out just before 7 p.m. to reports of an armed threat. Officers and hospital staff cleared the facility and it was deemed safe just before 9:30 p.m. During the initial investigation, officers learned of a person not associated with the hospital who made the threat of an active gunman over the phone to emergency room staff.

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Santa Fe Police are now investigating the person who made the threat and is considered a person of interest. They say no active threat to the community exists. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 505-955-5460.