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Lockdown at MacDill Air Force Base lifted after report of armed person

McDill Air Force Base is investigating a report of an armed person, but a lockdown at the base has been lifted

MacDill Air Force Base was on lockdown for about an hour this morning as officials there investigated a report of an armed person on the base grounds.

The base went on lockdown about 7 a.m. after receiving a report of an armed and dangerous person near the Tanker Way gate area. Local authorities immediately began investigating.

At about 8 a.m., MacDill re-opened all gates except the Tanker Way gate, which is still closed.

There were no shots fired and no reports of any injuries, officials said.

This is a developing story that will be updated throughout the day.

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