*This is a developing story and will be updated as additional details become available.*
A gunman has been shot dead by police in Corpus Christi, Texas, but officials say another person could be on the run in the area.
ABC News reports that the unidentified shooter was killed at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi on Thursday morning after he sped through the security gate. Vehicle barriers stopped the car but the driver reportedly got out starting shooting. One guard was injured but she’s expected to survive.
The FBI responded to the incident and indicated that it was terrorism-related.
“We have determined that the incident this morning at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is terrorism-related,” Leah Greeves of the FBI said after the incident. “They are working diligently with local, state, and federal partners on the investigation, which is fluid and evolving.”
NAS-Corpus Christi is now in “lockdown” status and all gates are closed. According to Kiii-TV, officials issued a Code Blue for the nearby Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, meaning all students should remain indoors at this time.
The investigation of the #CorpusNASShooting is in it's early stages and ongoing. FBI is working with local law enforcement partners. In order to protect the integrity of the investiagation, information about the suspect will NOT be released at this time.
— FBI Houston (@FBIHouston) May 21, 2020
FBI Houston said the suspect’s name will not be released at this time. No further information has been given about the possible second person of interest.
“The public should remain calm, and if you see something, say something,” FBI officials said on Thursday.
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