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North Carolina military base locked down after domestic incident

By the CNN Wire Staff
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • A single shot was fired but no one was injured
  • Military officials did not say what caused the shooting
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(CNN) -- A lockdown at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina was lifted after a gunmen involved in a domestic incident was apprehended at the base, military officials said Friday.

The lockdown was launched at about 8:45 p.m. Thursday after a shot was heard on the base, said Kristopher Levasseur, a senior airmen.

Authorities determined that the gunmen was a soldier from nearby Fort Bragg who was visiting the base.

"A single gunshot was fired inside one of the base residences; however there were no injuries.

The shooter subsequently left the scene but was later detained," a military statement said.

Military officials did not give any information on what the caused the shooting beyond calling it a domestic incident.

CNN's Shawn Nottingham and Leslie Tripp contributed to this story.

 
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