Lockdown lifted at Texas air base after the ‘incident’

SAN ANTONIO – Military officials say the lockdown of a U. S. Air Force base in Texas has been lifted after a preliminary investigation of a community center not there appears to be no danger.

The authorities at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland earlier Tuesday had warned of an “incident” and directed staff in some areas of the base to stay indoors.

Base spokesman Oscar Balladares confirmed that the authorities respond to a threat, but got no further.

He says security officers continue to search the surrounding area and a post on the basis of the official Facebook-page, indicated the case is resolved.”

The lockdown seems to be the first performance in the base since a shoot-out in April 2016, when a man killed his commander before using the gun on himself.


This story has been corrected to indicate that the basis of the spokesperson of the last name Balladares, not Balledares.

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