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BREAKING: Reports Of an Active Shooter at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio (UPDATED)

Reports Friday morning have indicated that there is an active shooter situation unfolding at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

According to News4 San Antonio, the initial calls made to police came in at around 8:45 a.m. local time, and law enforcement from both the San Antonio Police Department and the Post of San Antonio were responding. KFDN News out of Beaumont, Texas indicated moments ago that one person may have been shot. The Bexar Country Sheriff also took to Twitter immediately to comment, though did not offer any confirmation or details about the rapidly unfolding situation.

Watch the above video from BNO News released shortly ago; local reports are also indicating that at this time, the base is on lockdown. This situation is active and many details are unknown; we will update this space as information become available.

UPDATE — 10:27 a.m. ET: The Bexar County Sheriff returned to social media to report on a grim update on the active shooting situation:

UPDATE — 10:44 a.m. ET: Two people are now confirmed dead by ABC News, and the gunman is still active.

Authorities now believe that it is now part of a murder-suicide.

UPDATE — 12:50 p.m. ET More information has come out on the occupational relationship between the deceased.

[image via Twitter]

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