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


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

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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