CORPUS CHRISTI (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) – An active shooter at a Naval Air Station in Texas has reportedly been “neutralized”.
Officials with the US Navy said the shooting happened around 6:15 a.m. at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. The base was subsequently put on lockdown and people near the North Gate were advised to shelter in place.READ MORE: North Texas Health Departments, Pharmacies Making Plans To Vaccinate Children Against COVID-19
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By 7:30 a.m. officials reported he situation had been deescalated. One member of the Naval Security Forces has been injured, a statement said.
“All gates on the installation remain closed while first responders process the scene,” the Navy said. “NCIS is en route, and state and local law enforcement are on scene.”
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