Alabama Army base on lockdown amid reports of active shooter


Posted on: June 27th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(HUNTSVILLE, Ala.) — Authorities are investigating reports of an active shooter at the Redstone Arsenal, an Army base in Huntsville, Alabama.

Col. Rich Spiegel, a spokesman for Army Materiel Command, said the arsenal was placed on lockdown Tuesday and those inside were sheltering in place after what he described as “reports of a potential active shooter.”

Redstone spokesman Christopher Colster told reporters that authorities have not yet confirmed whether there is a gunman on the Arsenal grounds.

No injuries have been reported, Colster said.

Spiegel added, “The director of emergency services has responded with local and federal authorities.”

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