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Lockdown lifted at Travis Air Force Base; report of shooting a ‘false alarm’

UPDATE: Officials at Travis Air Force Base stated shortly after 6 p.m. the incident was a false alarm and base is no longer under lockdown.

The base posted on Facebook: “Travis Air Force Base emergency personnel responded to reports of gun shots at the Base Exchange. However, it was determined to be a false alarm. The base is no longer under lockdown. We take every security incident seriously.”

Previous story continues below:

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — An unnamed “security incident” has forced a lockdown at Travis Air Force Base, which is near Fairfield, Calif.

People are advised to stay away from the base, Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm told CNN.

This is a real world incident, Leidholm adds. They were doing a drill when the incident took place. She could not provide any other details.

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