Manasquan, NJ –-(Ammoland.com)- Officials at Fort Hood in Texas say there is a shooting on base and are advising all personnel to shelter in place.
The base near Waco, Texas, issued a statement saying “There has been a shooting at Ford Hood and injuries are reported.”
KCEN-TV reported that a shooting had taken place at a medical support building on the base near Waco, and that there were people injured.
Fort Hood’s twitter account issued a tweet saying: “All personnel on post are asked to shelter in place.”
KENS and KVUE television stations reported the shooting occurred at 4:25 p.m. near a transportation motor pool.
Central Texas College in Killeen evacuated its campus and canceled classes, KVUE reported.
A soldier on post told KENS he saw at least one person get hit.
A spokesman for the Bell County, Texas, sheriff’s department confirmed to KVUE that there was an active shooter on Post and that state and county officers were responding.