UPDATES: Female Suspect in Custody After Shooting at VA Army Base
UPDATE, 2:42p ET: Reports are coming in that a female soldier turned her gun on herself, causing an injury, but did not wound any others in an incident that put Fort Lee Army Base in Virginia on lockdown.
Early reports indicate that the soldier fired one shot inside a four-story building that is the headquarters for the Army's Combined Arms Support Command, according to a military news release. The shooter was taken to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and her condition wasn't known, according to the Army. VCU confirmed that it received a patient from Fort Lee but did not give other details.
The Army statement did not identify the shooter and said officials would not immediately release any further information.
Fort Lee is 25 miles south of Richmond and 130 miles from Washington. It is the Army's third-largest training site, according to Fort Lee's website. Its daily population is about 34,000, with members from all branches, their families, civilians and contractors. The Army website also cites enormous growth and renovations at Fort Lee over the past decade as a result of realignment and closures of bases across the U.S.
CASCOM is responsible for training more than 180,000 students annually. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons became the new commanding general of CASCOM on Aug. 22.
UPDATE, 10:45a ET: We just learned on America's Newsroom that a female suspect is injured and in custody. Officials at the base described the suspected shooter as "disgruntled."
UPDATE, 10:25a ET: Eric Shawn reported a short time ago that the situation has been resolved. No word on a suspect or injuries.
An active shooter has been reported at Fort Lee Army Base in Virginia and the facility is in lockdown.
The following was posted on the base's Facebook page:
"An active shooter incident has been reported on Fort Lee at CASCOM HQ, Bldg. 5020. All personnel should enact active shooter protocols immediately. The installation is being locked down until further notice. More info to follow."
The base is located about 30 miles south of Richmond.
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