An active shooter situation has forced US Air Force Joint Base San Antonio to go into lockdown. Officials sent an alert to to personnel stationed at the base to “take cover” and implement lockdown procedures due to an active shooter.
Military law enforcement personnel as well as San Antonio fire and police departments have responded and are on scene.
The base’s official account on Twitter reported that there are no suspected injuries, and that the shooting occurred outside the gates of the base.
Emergency responders from the base are working with the San Antonio Police Department to “search for the shooters.”
The joint base is home to the US Army’s Fort Sam Huston, Randolph and Lackland Air Force Bases, and US Army Camp Bullis and Camp Stanley, as well as Seguin Auxiliary Air Field.
The base is under the operational jurisdiction of the US Air Force.