We will provide updates as we get them, moments ago unmarked SUV’s arrive at Fort Lee after an active shooter incident at CASCOM headquarters.
UPDATE 20140825 1045est SUSPECT IN CUSTODY
“A shooting incident at the Fort Lee Army base in Virginia has been “resolved” and the shooter taken into custody, a senior U.S. Army official told Fox News.
The official said a single female shooter — described as “disgruntled” — has been detained by authorities at the base in central Virginia. She appears to have been injured during the shooting, the official said. No other injuries to personnel have been reported at this time.
The shooting occurred earlier Monday morning outside the headquarters for the Army’s Combined Arms Support Command. The base was placed on lockdown and personnel there were told to enact active shooter protocols.”
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Although the identity of the female has yet to be release, Fort Lee confirms she was a Soldier, Soldier was a SFC and had 14 years of service.
UPDATE: 20140825 1055EST
“Fort Lee first responders responded to a report of a female soldier with a gun inside the Combined Arms Support Command Headquarters, Bldg. 5020 at approximately 9 a.m. .
Early reports indicate the soldier turned the weapon on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself. Her condition is not known at this time.
Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command are on scene and investigating the incident. Fort Lee officials take this incident very seriously and are fully cooperating with the investigation.”