WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was put on lockdown Thursday evening to analyze stories of a shooter on the campus, in keeping with the airbase.
Stacey Geiger, spokeswoman for the bottom, mentioned a report of an energetic shooter got here in at 9:25 p.m. Shortly earlier than midnight, Geiger advised The Associated Press that emergency responders had been doing a second sweep of the grounds.
At 12:45 a.m., the bottom tweeted that safety was nonetheless conducting a sweep of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. The heart is the Department of Defense’s major supply for overseas air and house menace evaluation, in keeping with its web site. More than 4,100 navy, civilian, reserve, guard and contract workers make up the worldwide personnel of NASIC, headquartered on the base, close to Dayton.
The base mentioned in an earlier tweet that “All of our navy and civilian workers are educated to rapidly assess the scenario and take applicable motion.”
The lockdown was introduced a number of occasions over loudspeakers on the base. It is unknown whether or not any pictures had been fired.
Spokespeople mentioned they would offer extra data when it is obtainable. A media briefing was anticipated.
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