Watch Live: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base On Active-Shooter Lockdown

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base east of Dayton, Ohio was placed on lockdown on Thursday as emergency personnel responded to a reported active shooter incident in building 830 of the Wright-Pratt Hospital. Base personnel have been instructed to shelter in place until further notice. 

A worker at the hospital says there was an active shooter drill this afternoon, which concluded minutes before the situation began.

Montgomery County Coroner’s Office says they have NOT been called to the base as of 2 pm.

Base officials tell 2 NEWS the base is on lockdown and employees have been told to shelter in place.

2 NEWS has confirmed from a law enforcement source that a man has barricaded himself on the fourth floor of the base hospital. –2News

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Ohio Senator Rob Portman (R) thanked first responders in a tweet: 


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Author: Tyler Durden