Shooting at Lackland AFB said to involve airman and his commander

Shooting at Lackland AFB said to involve airman and his commander
(Image: USAF, Lackland AFB/Joint Base Lackland)

[Ed. – This is a developing situation, but it doesn’t sound like it’s terrorism at this point.  Two dead, neither identified to the public as yet.]

Two people are dead after a shooting Friday morning at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland — an incident that involved an airman shooting his squadron commander, a Pentagon official told CNN on condition of anonymity.

No arrests have been reported, but the situation is over and a lockdown at the Texas facility — also known as Lackland Air Force Base — has been lifted, Brig. Gen. Robert LaBrutta told reporters.

LaBrutta gave few details about the shooting, which was reported at 8:40 a.m. (9:40 a.m. ET) in Forbes Hall, a building with offices and classrooms. He declined to identify the dead and gave no details about any relationship between the two, what led to the gunfire, or what ended it.

But a Pentagon official told CNN that an airman had shot his commander. The official did not comment on the status of either person.

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