UNITED STATES—A suspect is in custody after a lockdown Wednesday, December 11, at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas.
At approximately 7:30 a.m., the base went into lockdown after employees of the Corpus Christi Army Depot reported that a fellow employee made verbal threats.
The U.S. Navy posted both on Facebook and on Twitter the instructions for lockdown. The second update provided details about the incident.
“1 suspect in custody. Remain on lockdown until we confirm the base is safe. Description: White male approximately 5’ 7” light gray shirt dark jeans black sneakers with white soles clean-shaven about 30 years old. Suspect may be armed,” read the post.
— Bob Connors (@bobc_hsem) December 11, 2019
NAS Corpus Christi
• Base was on lockdown
• Lockdown lifted
• Armed suspect has been arrested pic.twitter.com/VQiLejAGDA
— Exeintel® (@EXEINTEL) December 11, 2019
A final update stated:
“Sweeps complete. Area’s secure. Lockdown is complete. All clear. South gate is open. North gate will remain closed until further notice.”
The U.S. Navy gave the following statement on their website.