Naval Air Station Corpus Christi was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after reports of an active shooter, according to the Navy. The individual who opened fire at the Texas base around 6:15 a.m. was neutralized shortly thereafter, the Navy says. The facility remains on lockdown. One security guard was reported to be injured, while first responders have arrived on scene.
H/T: Fox News
According to a statement posted on the Naval Air Station's Facebook page:
Naval Security Forces at NAS Corus Christi responded to an active shooter at approximatel 6:15 a.m. this morning. The shooter has been neutralized. All gates on the installation remain closed while first responders process the scene. NCIS and local law enforcement are on scene. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
BREAKING NEWS | Active shooter reported at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas— 𝓢𝓪𝓶 𝓢𝓮𝓷𝓮𝓿 🇺🇸 National Security Advisor (@SamSenev) May 21, 2020
Prayers for the safety of our men and women who serve, all those at the base pic.twitter.com/v6S7VtGOff
A gunman at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is "neutralized" after reports of a shooting placed the base on lockdown, the US Navy says https://t.co/mW61B3j5zk— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) May 21, 2020
Sources saying one Navy police officer was shot by the active shooter this morning at NAS Corpus Christi, but that the officer's protective vest stopped the round.— Geoff Ziezulewicz (@JournoGeoffZ) May 21, 2020
DEVELOPING: One security force member has been injured in a shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas.— ABC News (@ABC) May 21, 2020
The shooter has been neutralized, Navy officials say. https://t.co/IqHDVn7Hpp