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Active shooter reported at Joint base San Antonio Lackland

Active shooter joint base antonio

According to local officials and witnesses, security forces are responding to reports of a “active shooter” at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. The base has been placed under lockdown.

Just before 12:30 p.m., base officials issued an alert to all base personnel informing them of the situation. The lockdown was confirmed by base public affairs.

JointBaseSanAntonio said on its Twitter account:

Active Shooter warning for all JBSA-Lackland personnel. All base personnel implement LOCKDOWN procedures immediately and take cover.

According to local media reports, San Antonio police and Bexar County sheriff’s deputies are on the scene.

According to reports, there were two shooters off base who shot towards JBSA-Lackland near The Valley Hi gate. The shooters fled on foot and SAPD, JBSA emergency responders are working to clear the area and find them.

Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio serves as a base for Air Force basic training.

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