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Active Shooter Contained at Oceana

Two Sailors Involved in Domestic Dispute

April 05, 2019 - 9:53 am

Virginia Beach, VA (Newsradio -- The gates are back open at Oceana Naval Air Station in South Hampton Roads following an active shooter incident. The base was put on lockdown around 7 am following a report of shots fired. 

A Navy spokesperson says two sailors were involved in what's being called a domestic dispute at a hanger. The shooter was "contained." according to a tweet from the base. Word the gunman was killed by security after he wounded a female who was taken to the hospital. She was reportedly hit in the leg. 

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