Ft.Lee Military Base Locked Down; Active Shooter Reported

A cannon stands in front of a sign for the US Army Quartermaster at Mifflin Hall, the main administration building at the Ft. Lee Army base.

The Ft. Lee military base in Virginia is in lock down after an active shooter was reported.

The base confirmed the news on its Facebook page.

Ft. Lee spokesperson Amy Perry told Business Insider: “All that we know is that it’s at the [Combined Arms Support Command] headquarters. The installation has been locked down. We’ve all been asked to stay inside our offices.”

Here’s the notice the base posted to its Facebook page:

An active shooter incident has been reported on Fort Lee at CASCOM HQ, Bldg. 5020. All personnel should enact active shooter protocols immediately. The installation is being locked down until further notice. More info to follow.

Ft. Lee is the third largest Army training facility, according to the base’s website. Ft. Lee’s population is about 34,000.