Millington Naval Base

October 24, 2013 by  

Millington Naval Base, A gunman shot several people near a U.S. Navy base in Millington, Tenn., authorities say.

Fox13 reports that an employee of the base was relieved of duty today and is suspected of shooting at random people after going to his car. The suspect, an Army National Guardsman, is in custody, the Navy reported in a press release. Two National Guard soldiers were treated for non-life threatening injuries, and NBC News reports that one was shot in the leg and another was shot in the foot.

The Navy also reported that there “is not an active shooter situation.” The attack took place near an area called Naval Support Activity Midsouth:

#BREAKING: #USNavy can confirm suspect in custody. This is not an active shooter situation. More to follow.

– U.S. Navy (@USNavy) October 24, 2013
At 2:44 p.m. ET, the lockdown was lifted, according to the Navy.

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