Reports of active shooter investigated at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama

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, director of Public and Congressional Affairs for Army Materiel Command, said the arsenal was placed on lockdown and those inside were sheltering in place after what he described as “reports of a potential active shooter.”

“The Director of Emergency Services has responded with local and federal authorities,” Spiegel added.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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