Scene cleared after report of armed man in hospital parking lot

SEATTLE -- Seattle police officers have sounded the all clear at Swedish Hospital after getting a report of an armed man nearby.

Just after 9:30 a.m., a man called police and reported he had seen a man carrying a rifle in the Swedish Hospital parking garage at 16th Avenue and Jefferson Street.

Both SPD officers and SWAT team members searched the building and surrounding area for two hours but were never able to confirm the lone report.