Travis Air Force Base lifts lockdown after “real world security incident”

Last Updated Jun 14, 2017 8:26 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Travis Air Force Base lifted a lockdown Wednesday after being under a security alert due to a “real world security incident,” the base said in a Facebook post. 

A Travis Air Force spokesperson confirmed the active shooter situation started at the base exchange, but the base later said no shooter was ever found and it was a false alarm.

Travis Air Force Base emergency personnel responded to reports of gun shots at the Base Exchange. However, it was…

Posted by Travis Air Force Base on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Air Force base had a training exercise planned for Wednesday and Thursday, but this is not related to it, CBS Sacramento reports. The base is located in Solano County, about 40 miles southwest of Sacramento.

Travis Air Force Base is currently responding to a real world security incident. More details will be released as they…

Posted by Travis Air Force Base on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The public was asked to stay away from the base while emergency responders did their job. A shelter in place warning was sent out by the base in a Twitter post.

Fairfield Police said it didn’t respond to the incident and deferred to the base.

Reporter from CBS Sacramento posted to Twitter a video where you can apparently hear “real world” and “lock down” over loudspeakers:

Beale Air Force Base in Yuba County — which is a little more than 80 miles north of Travis Air Force Base — is not on lockdown.

CBS Sacramento offered a live video feed of this story, which you can watch below:

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.


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