According to KENS 5, the Public Affairs department has confirmed the lockdown but has not provided any details.
An active shooter warning was issued for personnel at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base in Texas on Wednesday afternoon.
📢Active Shooter warning for all JBSA-Lackland personnel. All base personnel implement LOCKDOWN procedures immediately and take cover.
Real World LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN pic.twitter.com/AreOAgGiIa
— JointBaseSanAntonio (@JBSA_Official) June 9, 2021
Police are responding to the reported incident, and the area has been on lockdown since 12:30 pm, media reported.
Reporter Joe Galli has shared a photo from outside the Lackland base.
According to the assistant news director for Kens 5, there have been unconfirmed reports that shots were fired in the territory.
BREAKING – Valley Hi is closed in front of JBSA-Lackland Air Force Base. Public affairs is silent, despite reporting active shooter. UNCONFIRMED chatter indicates shots were fired, no known injuries. Watch @kens5 on air and online for updates. #kens5eyewitness pic.twitter.com/m23A4QWm7y
— James Keith (@James_Keith) June 9, 2021
News 4 San Antonio has gone live from the entrance to the military base.
The Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base has issued an update on the incident, mentioning that there was more than one shooter.