An active shooter alert was issued Tuesday morning at the 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in California.
UPDATE: The U.S. Marine Corps reported that an individual suffered a “self-inflicted” gunshot wound about 8:30 a.m. and was transported for medical treatment. They noted that there were no other injuries to report.
Heavy.com reported that the “active shooter” alert was issued around 6:30 a.m. local time and ended at approximately 8 a.m.
The alert said, “SECURITY ALERT: ENTRANCE TO BASE AND HOSPITAL RESTRICTED DUE TO SECURITY ALERT. PLEASE SHELTER IN PLACE UNTIL NOTIFIED.”
#BREAKING: We are aware of reports of an active shooter at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center – Twentynine Palms. More to follow.
— U.S. Marines (@USMC) July 7, 2020
Also around 8 a.m., KESQ’s Angela Chen wrote, “A shooting suspect is now in custody at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base. A base spokesperson confirmed active shooter situation started around 6:30 this morning. Officials are speaking with the suspect now. No word on injuries or victims at this point.”
At 8:29 a.m. the U.S. Marines posted that it “cannot confirm a suspect is in custody at this time.”
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