Texas naval base in lockdown, suspect in custody

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (WFLA) — A suspect is in custody after Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas went on a base lockdown Wednesday morning.

When the air station sent out the original message, they said “THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” telling base residents to “Shelter in place.”

An update came in around 8:47 a.m. ET that a suspect was taken into custody.

The lockdown has since been lifted and gates are back open to normal traffic.

NAS Corpus Christi’s Facebook account said no shots were fired and no injuries were reported. There is also no indication that the incident is connected to Friday’s shooting at NAS Pensacola.

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