(Politico) Security forces “neutralized” an active shooter this morning at a Texas naval installation, the Navy announced.
One naval security force member was injured. A Navy statement said the sailor was in “good condition” and is expected to be released Thursday.
Naval security forces responded to the shooter around 6:15 a.m. at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, the Navy said in a statement. Authorities have locked down the installation while first responders process the scene.
“NCIS is en route, and state and local law enforcement are on scene,” according to the statement, referring to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
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About 6:15 a.m. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi officials said authorities were responding to an active shooter on base. About 7:30 a.m., the shooter was “neutralized” and a an injured sailor was taken to a nearby hospital and released, according to a news release.
The Navy Times and Stars and Stripes reported a female Navy police officer was struck by a bullet. The officer’s protective vest stopped the bullet, the report states.
FBI Supervisory Senior Resident Agent Leah Greeves said at a press conference that the incident was “terrorism-related” and the alleged shooter is deceased.