Sheriff: At least two dead at Lackland air base in Texas

April 8, 2016 18:14

At least two people were killed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio on Friday, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said.

The sheriff's office had responded to reports of a shooter at the base. Deputies from the county that includes San Antonio were inside the base and the scene was still active, the office said in a tweet.

Parts of the base were placed on lockdown, including three schools, the sheriff's office said. Military police and sheriff's deputies were clearing out buildings.

Authorities also ordered people at a nearby industrial complex to stay in their buildings. 

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