'Possible active shooter' reported at Army's Redstone Arsenal

Authorities Investigate Report of Active Shooter at Alabama Military Installation
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28 June, 2017

Redstone Arsenal spokesman Christopher Colster officials got reports of an active shooter on the base near Huntsville Tuesday morning about 10:24 local time.

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Huntsville Police helping out with possible active shooter at Redstone Arsenal.

The base's official Twitter account reported there is a possible active shooter.

Gates to the complex were initially closed, however some were reopened, and movement on streets nearby was restricted.

Governor Ivey tweeted, "My office is being updated about the situation...and I will continue to closely monitor and pray for a peaceful and quick resolution".

Colster says a training exercise was ongoing that was supposed to end Wednesday.

Colster said there were no confirmed casualties, and officials hoped workers could return to normal activities within a couple of hours.

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There were reports of a shooter at Building 5301 - the Aviation and Missile Command building - at the post's Sparkman Center, Army spokeswoman Kim Hanson said.

Regardless, the hospital they "have heightened our emergency department's preparedness" because of Redstone Arsenal possible active shooter.

The base has called off a drill on how to respond to an active shooter because personnel learned "everything they need" on Tuesday, Holiday said.

A lockdown was lifted for most of Redstone Arsenal about 12:30 p.m. today, and the U.S. Army installation's gates were reopening.

Redstone Arsenal near Huntsville tweeted Tuesday that it is on lockdown.

It wasn't immediately clear whether the lockdown was related to the drill or an actual threat.

Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone have both issued alerts.


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