EL PASO, Texas -- The El Paso Veterans Administration Medical Center main facility was evacuated late Tuesday afternoon due to a bomb threat, officials confirmed to ABC-7.
A "Code Black" was declared at the VA location at 5001 N. Piedras Street about 3:30 p.m., meaning there was an immediate threat that required the building to be evacuated.
People at the facility were told to "gather your belongings and evacuate immediately - do not return."
A VA spokesperson said at 4:45 p.m. that the building was "cleared," indicating the threat was over. She offered no further details about what had transpired.