By Kyle James   |  09-30-2017   News
Photo credit: Ryan Mutch | Twitter

An alert was sent out to the personnel at an Air Force Base in El Paso County, Colorado at approximately 10:30 p.m. The US Air Force Base in El Paso County is home to an Air Force Academy where the reports originated late Friday evening.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Reports of an Active Shooter at the Air Force Academy, working to get details <a href="https://twitter.com/KOAA?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@KOAA</a> <a href="https://t.co/YvY4MX5GFH">pic.twitter.com/YvY4MX5GFH</a></p>&mdash; Ryan Mutch (@ryanmutchkoaa) <a href="https://twitter.com/ryanmutchkoaa/status/913988180998852610?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 30, 2017</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="und" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ActiveShooter?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#ActiveShooter</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/USAFA?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#USAFA</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CNN?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CNN</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/MSNBC?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@MSNBC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/FoxNews?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@FoxNews</a> <a href="https://t.co/7nktRDF52T">pic.twitter.com/7nktRDF52T</a></p>&mdash; Science Officer 17 (@MTPopulist) <a href="https://twitter.com/MTPopulist/status/913980909912596480?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 30, 2017</a></blockquote>

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The gates to the academy have been shut and the whole base is on lock down. Authorities have not reported contact with a possible shooter or found any victims yet.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">From C1C Charles:<br>Security forces will be coming through.<br>No sudden movements. <br>Stay low and unthreatening.</p>&mdash; CS-04 fighters (@Fighter4Updates) <a href="https://twitter.com/Fighter4Updates/status/913987477169303552?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 30, 2017</a></blockquote>

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One student at the air force academy shared a tweet saying that the shooter was in close proximity to him.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Update: the active shooter is in my dorm. Keep the prayers coming y’all</p>&mdash; Alex Duppstadt (@a_dupp7) <a href="https://twitter.com/a_dupp7/status/913988608670932992?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 30, 2017</a></blockquote>

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Another user shared a description of the weapon the shooter is wielding.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Active shooter with long gun in vandenburg hall</p>&mdash; ODA Tactical Apparel (@oda_tac) <a href="https://twitter.com/oda_tac/status/913985640458461184?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 30, 2017</a></blockquote>

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Source: http://www.koaa.com/story/36490062/reports-of-an-active-shooter-on-us-air-force-academy-property

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Anonymous No. 8916 1506749750

It's in Colorado, not Texas!!

Brandon No. 8917 1506750639

Colorado springs is not in Texas.

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