Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio on lockdown after gunshots heard
Tuesday morning, a portion of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is on lockdown after reports of gunfire heard off-base.
There is no danger to the public or people living on base, according to JBSA and SAPD, who are examining the reports.
All of the buildings in the Southwest area of Truemper Road, between Valley Hi and Carswell Avenue, as well as all of the buildings on Carswell Avenue between Truemper Road and the 341st Training Squadron training site, are currently under lockdown.
According to JBSA, the Valley Hi gate will not be opened at this time.
“I ask that you please keep away from this location. According to a tweet from JBSA, the company is continuing to collaborate with SAPD in order to make the workplace safer for everyone.
The San Antonio Police Department stated that they got reports of shots being fired off Medina Base Road just before 10:30 a.m., but they have not been able to locate a scene.
According to the authorities, there is not currently an active shooter situation.