An active shooter warning was issued for personnel at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base in Texas on Wednesday afternoon.
📢Active Shooter warning for all JBSA-Lackland personnel. All base personnel implement LOCKDOWN procedures immediately and take cover.— JointBaseSanAntonio (@JBSA_Official) June 9, 2021
Real World LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN pic.twitter.com/AreOAgGiIa
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.
#Breaking: @JBSA_Official Lackland on a lockdown after reports of an active shooter. Just arrived on scene. Gates are closed and there’s bumper to bumper traffic by the main entrance on Military Dr. @KABBFOX29 @News4SA https://t.co/W4Q3J8XITO pic.twitter.com/yHQWf9qPVi— Joe Galli (@JoeGalliNews) June 9, 2021
According to the assistant news director for Kens 5, there have been unconfirmed reports that shots were fired in the territory.
BREAKING - Valley Hi is closed in front of JBSA-Lackland Air Force Base. Public affairs is silent, despite reporting active shooter. UNCONFIRMED chatter indicates shots were fired, no known injuries. Watch @kens5 on air and online for updates. #kens5eyewitness pic.twitter.com/m23A4QWm7y— James Keith (@James_Keith) June 9, 2021
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.
📢#ActiveShooter update:— JointBaseSanAntonio (@JBSA_Official) June 9, 2021
➡There are no suspected injuries at this time.
➡The shooting is suspected to have happened outside Valley Hi Gate on JBSA-Lackland.
➡JBSA emergency responders are working with the SAPD to clear the area and search for the shooters.