Active shooter reported at Naval air station in Corpus Christi, Texas [UPDATED]

Naval air station in Corpus Christi
Source: Facebook

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi was on lockdown Thursday morning amid reports of an active shooter.

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi’s Facebook page shared updates on the ongoing situation:

“If you are in or near the North Gate get out and away to safety,” the post read. “Execute lockdown procedures — remain indoors and away from windows.”

“Be advised, at this time, all gates are closed!”

UPDATE: According to the latest update, the shooter has been neutralized, but the gates of the facility are closed until law enforcement agencies analyze the scene.

Here’s what Naval Air Station Corpus Christi’s Facebook page shared:

“Naval Security Forces at NAS Corus Christi responded to an active shooter at approximatel 6:15 a.m. this morning. The shooter has been neutralized. All gates on the installation remain closed while first responders process the scene. NCIS and local law enforcement are on scene. More information will be provided as it becomes available.”

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