One Person Dead, One More Injured as Result of Shooting at US Air Force Base in Florida

© Flickr / Senior Airman Jeffrey ParkinsonTech. Sgt. Bruce Ramos, a 1st Special Operations Group Detachment 1 radio operator, raises an American flag from an MC-130P Combat Shadow while it taxis at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 15, 2015.
Tech. Sgt. Bruce Ramos, a 1st Special Operations Group Detachment 1 radio operator, raises an American flag from an MC-130P Combat Shadow while it taxis at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 15, 2015.  - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – One person has been killed and one more injured in a shooting incident at the US Air Force's Hurlburt Field base, located in Okaloosa County, Florida, the base said in a statement.

The incident was described by the base as a "domestic armed disturbance". 

"One person has been declared dead and another injured. Identification of the deceased will be withheld pending 24 hours next-of-kin notification. Injured person has been transported to a local hospital", the base said in a statement posted on its Facebook page.

The base was put on lockdown after "domestic armed disturbance" was reported at around 7 pm local, and after about an hour, an "all clear" was issued.

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations has launched an investigation into the incident.

In early June, two US airmen died during a shooting incident at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota.

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