Active shooter reported at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

- Reports of an active shooter sent emergency responders to the hospital at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio on Thursday afternoon.

A spokesperson for the Air Force base confirmed on Twitter that base emergency responders, including security forces and the fire department, responded to an incident at a building at the base’s hospital at around 12:40 p.m. local time.

“Emergency responders are enroute. All WPAFB Gates are Closed. All personnel take cover. Limit all communication to emergency use only,” the alert said.

Wright State University and nearby schools temporarily went into lockdown after the first alerts went out. Approximately 20 minutes after the alert was issued, the university tweeted that they had been told the incident had been “contained.”

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