BREAKING: Shooting at Air Force Base Front Gate Caused Lockdown

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There has been a shooting at the front gate of the Little Rock Air Force Gate resulting in at least two people being injured. The individuals were taken to the hospital for treatment. The severity of their injuries is not yet known. At least one of those injured is reported to be a bystander who had no involvement in the incident.[/vc_column_text][banner300 banner=”5517620b381df”][vc_column_text]At 9:15 Central Time, individuals attempted to gain access to the base. They were shot in their attempt. The base was put on lockdown with all entry and exit points closed.

The base announced the occurrence on their Twitter account.

All personnel and visitors were also told to stay away from the main gate until further notice. THV11 reports that, according to Lt. Col. Christopher Karns, security forces confronted and subdued a gunman who approached the front gate and fired gunshots. Gunshots were fired back by security personnel. Reporter Laura Monteverdi, from THV11, is on the scene and tweeting about what is happening.

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A press conference will be held at 1:30 pm CT.

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