Lockdown Lifted at Twentynine Palms Marine Base – Los Angeles

After authorities found that a weapon was accidentally discharged, officials at the base said that a lockdown was lifted at San Bernardino County’s Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center.

The base located in the desert northeast Los Angeles had tweeted Monday morning that it was locked due to reports of shots fired. The lockdown was lifted Monday afternoon.

“At this time, we can confirm that a weapon was inadvertently discharged,”Tweeted by the base “No injuries have been reported. this incident is under investigation.”

Previous tweets indicated that the first report of shots was received at 8:52 a.m. and that the anonymous report of shots being fired was made.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department there have been no reports of injuries.

The Sheriff’s Department assists, and there have been no arrests, the SBSD stated.

NBCLA has reached the base to obtain more details.

This is still a developing story. Stay tuned for new updates.


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