Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hospital in Ohio locked down in active shooter incident

Posted at 1:32 PM, Aug 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-02 13:32:23-04

FAIRBORN, Ohio — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is locked down due to an active shooter situation reported in a hospital there this afternoon.

An alert sent to personnel said responders were on the scene and asked them to take cover, according to the Dayton Daily News.

Wright-Patt later added that emergency responders are on the scene and that base personnel should remain sheltered in place. 

All gates at the base are closed.

The newspaper reports emergency dispatch traffic indicated someone may be barricaded inside the medical center.





This story is developing and will be updated.