UPDATE: FBI says investigators have determined shooting at Texas naval base is ‘terrorism-related’


UPDATE 4:53 P.M.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — FBI says investigators have determined shooting at Texas naval base is “terrorism-related.”

UPDATE 1:30 P.M.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Navy says a security team has “neutralized” an active shooter at a Texas naval air station. Officials say the shooting was reported early Thursday at Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi.

The Navy says a sailor assigned to the security team was injured but is in a good condition.

An official who spoke on condition of anonymity tells The Associated Press that the injured sailor was shot, but was wearing body armor. The facility was on lockdown for about five hours Thursday morning, but that was lifted shortly before noon. One gate remains closed. 

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (WSPA) – Naval Air Station Corpus Christi said the base has been placed on lockdown due to an active shooter near their North Gate.

The base said naval security forces at the base responded to an active shooter at about 6:15 a.m. Thursday morning.

According to officials, the shooter has been neutralized.

The gates will remain closed while NCIS and local law enforcement crews investigate the scene.

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