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US Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, Under Lockdown Due to Active Shooter

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Police in Texas - Sputnik International, 1920, 09.06.2021
According to KENS 5, the Public Affairs department has confirmed the lockdown but has not provided any details. The US military is now investigating whether a "false alarm" prompted the active shooter lockdown.

An active shooter warning was issued for personnel at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base in Texas on Wednesday afternoon.

Police are responding to the reported incident, and the area has been on lockdown since 12:30 pm, media reported.​​

Reporter Joe Galli has shared a photo from outside the Lackland base. 

​According to the assistant news director for Kens 5, there have been unconfirmed reports that shots were fired in the territory. 

​News 4 San Antonio has gone live from the entrance to the military base. 

​The Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base has issued an update on the incident, mentioning that there was more than one shooter.

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