27 Jun '17, 6pm

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Redstone Arsenal; no injuries reported

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama. The 911 calls came from within the Redstone Arsenal base near Huntsville and led the installation to tweet a warning to its 30,000 government employees, civilians and contractors: "run hide fight," the message said. Police cars with flashing lights rushed to the scene and blocked entrances to the post, home to Army missile defense programs, NASA's rocket propulsion operations and federal law enforcement agencies. Even before any gunfire was confirmed, the governor offered her prayers and social media lit up with worried friends and families talking about the lockdown. At one point, Redstone spokesman Christopher Colster acknowledged he didn't know whether the lockdown was part of a drill or an actual threat. In ...

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Redstone Arsenal post tweets it's on lockdown, ...

stripes.com 27 Jun '17, 4pm

WASHINGTON — Officials at the Army’s Redstone Arsenal have lifted a lockdown of the north Alabama post but provided few de...

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armytimes.com 27 Jun '17, 4pm

The home of the Army's materiel and missile commands is on lockdown Tuesday amid reports of a possible active shooter. Red...

Redstone Arsenal post tweets it's on lockdown, ...

stripes.com 27 Jun '17, 4pm

WASHINGTON — The Army’s Redstone Arsenal was locked down Tuesday amid reports of a possible active shooter, an official at...

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dinmerican.wordpress.com 27 Jun '17, 1pm

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