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False active shooter rumor puts Fort Hood units on lockdown; all clear given

Sep. 27, 2013 - 12:21PM   |  
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Several Fort Hood, Texas, units near the Hood Army Airfield were on lockdown for about a half-hour Friday morning after a false rumor of an active shooter in the area.

Fort Hood emergency services personnel responded and “determined that there was not a threat and the situation was resolved,” Fort Hood public affairs said in a news release.

The units were put on lockdown at about 9:30 a.m. The all clear was given at about 10 a.m., said Tyler Broadway, a Fort Hood spokesman.

The soldiers have resumed normal activities, according to the news release.

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