All clear given at New Jersey military base

All clear given at New Jersey military base

(As originally published, Thu, October 26th 2023, 3:46 PM EDT)

JOINT BASE McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (TND) — An all-clear has been given at a large military base in central New Jersey after some tense moments, Thursday afternoon.

There had been a report of an “active shooter” has been reported at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

Just before 3 p.m. Thursday, authorities posted on social media that Building 5231 was on lockdown and that all personnel outdoors should take cover.

Luckily, there was no threat and the lockdown was canceled.

The base is home to airmen, soldiers, sailors, marines, coast guardsmen, civilians, and families.

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