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BREAKING: Suspect In Custody From ‘Active Shooter’ At Twentynine Palms Marine Base

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.

There were unconfirmed reports that authorities had a suspect in custody.

“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.

Twentynine Palms is located about 150 miles east of Los Angeles in the Mojave Desert, KCAL reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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