DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – An Air Force base in Ohio says a 911 call during a training exercise set off reports of an active shooter that sent dozens of security forces and other emergency responders to the base.READ MORE: White House, CDC Monitoring Omicron Variant As Holiday Travel Is Expected To Increase
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base says someone called 911 Thursday during the exercise that included an active shooter scenario at a separate location.
The base says the call sent authorities to the hospital. During their investigation, a security team member shot his firearm to open a locked door. That gun discharge happened after the active shooter reports.READ MORE: On Eve Of Vaccine Deadline, Number Of Allegheny County Employees Refusing Vaccination Appears Low
Wright-Patterson says via Twitter that base personnel remain safe.
The base had sent a tweet early saying it was responding to a “reported Active Shooter incident.”
The sprawling base has about 27,000 civilian employees and military personnel.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Rain Moves In Along With Warmer Temperatures
(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)