BREAKING: Active Shooter At Andrews Air Force Base

Word is breaking from the Washington, D.C., area that Andrews Air Force Base, the home of Air Force One and the airfield from which presidents and foreign leaders take off and land, is on lockdown due to reports of an active shooter.

Joint Base Andrews has been placed on lockdown following a report of an active shooter.

A spokesperson for the base said it had been under lockdown for about 10 minutes.

There’s no word on why the lockdown was put in place.

The announcement was made via Twitter:

Andrews tweet

This story is developing.  More details as they become available.

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Cultural Limits
A resident of Flyover Country, Cultural Limits is a rare creature in American Conservatism - committed to not just small government, Christianity and traditional social roles, but non-profits and high arts and culture. Watching politics, observing human behavior and writing are all long-time interests. In her other life, CL writes romance novels under her nom de plume, Patricia Holden (@PatriciaHoldenAuthor on Facebook), and crochets like a mad woman (designs can be found on Facebook @BohemianFlairCrochet and on Pinterest on the Bohemian Flair Crochet board). In religion, CL is Catholic; in work, the jill of all trades when it comes to fundraising software manipulation and event planning; in play, a classically trained soprano and proud citizen of Cardinal Nation, although, during hockey season, Bleeds Blue. She lives in the Mid-Mississippi River Valley with family and two cute and charming tyrants...make that toy dogs.