A U.S. Marine Corps base in Twentynine Palms is in lockdown due to reports of shots fired, according to spokesperson Cpl. Jonathan Forrest.
“The Provost Marshalls Office is currently responding to the situation. Due to the nature of the possible situation, a shelter in place order is in effect for the base,” Forrest said.
An emergency alert sent to housing residents reads: “We’ve been advised that the base is currently in lockdown due to an active shooter. Shelter in place. Please remain inside your homes until further notice. Thank you.”