Active shooter prompts lockdown at Joint Base San Antonio


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SAN ANTONIO, Texas (NewsNation Now) — Joint Base San Antonio Lackland is still out of lockdown after reports of an active shooter nearby. The base says there were no suspected injuries.

San Antonio police tweeted they haven’t found a crime scene an nobody was hit. The base was locked down for more than 2 hours.

Lackland is the name of the Air Force campus on the southwest side of the city. A statement from the base on Twitter said the shooting happened outside a gate at Lackland.

“JBSA emergency responders are working with the SAPD to clear the area and search for the shooters,” the base tweeted just before 1:30 p.m. CT.

Just before 1 p.m. CT, the base’s official Twitter account tweeted, “All base personnel implement LOCKDOWN procedures immediately and take cover. Real World LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN”

The San Antonio Police Department confirmed to NewsNation that they are “assisting them in this matter.”

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