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'Active shooter' causes lockdown at joint base San Antonio Lackland

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Jun 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-09 15:55:21-04

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — NBC affiliate NEWS4A has confirmed that an active shooter situation has put the Joint Base San Antonio Lackland base under lockdown protocol.

According to NEWS4A, base officials sent out an alert to all base personnel, just before 12:30 p.m., informing them of the situation. Base public affairs confirmed the lockdown.

The Associated Press reports there are no immediate reports of injuries.

Joint Base San Antonio issued the alert midday, telling all Lackland Air Force Base personnel to go into lockdown.

A Twitter alert confirmed this information.

A spokesman for Joint Base San Antonio told the AP that she could not immediately provide any information, but officials are preparing a statement.

San Antonio police told the AP they were “assisting” in the situation but referred questions to the base.

This is a developing story.