Twentynine Palms, CA – An “active shooter” was reported at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms on Tuesday morning.
The incident began when gunshots were reported at about 6:30 a.m. on July 7, KCAL reported.
“We are aware of reports of an active shooter at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. Initial reporting indicates no injuries,” Marine Corps Spokesman Master Sergeant Andrew Pendracki told American Military News.
The Marine Corps ordered everyone on the base to shelter-in-place and military police have cordoned off a large area.
#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
There were unconfirmed reports that authorities had a suspect in custody.
Active shooter reportedly in custody this morning at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms.
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— Keby Singh Chattha (@keby_singh) July 7, 2020
BREAKING: 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.
— Angela Chen KESQ (@AngelaWChen) July 7, 2020
“Military police responded to reports of gunshots at approximately 0630 and cordoned off the area. We cannot confirm a suspect in custody at this time. We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available,” Master Sgt. Pendracki told American Military News.
— Shark NewsWires (@SharkNewsWires) July 7, 2020
Twentynine Palms is located about 150 miles east of Los Angeles in the Mojave Desert, KCAL reported.
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