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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 in Tampa was briefly on lockdown Friday morning after reports of an armed person near the Tanker Way Gage. The lockdown has been lifted and all gates except the Tanker Way Gate have been lifted. [Times (2018)]
MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa was briefly on lockdown Friday morning after reports of an armed person near the Tanker Way Gage. The lockdown has been lifted and all gates except the Tanker Way Gate have been lifted. [Times (2018)]
Published Jan. 10
Updated Jan. 10

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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