Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling: No ‘Active Shooter’ on AFB, DC Mayor Says

September 16, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

There is no active shooter at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Air Force Base, said Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.

There were reports that police made a shelter-in-place around the base.

“There is no active shooter at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling,” Gray tweeted on Monday morning.

There was a fatal shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, with officials saying at an afternoon press conference that one shooter is dead and two other potential shooters are at large.

At least six were killed and multiple other people were injured in the shooting. The shooter is believed to be a former civilian employee.

The Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling is on a 905-acre location in southeast Washington D.C. While there was no active shooter or no shots fired on the base, WUSA reported that it is closed at the moment.

The Washington Navy Yard is a smaller place, covering 41 acres, also in southeast D.C.

The Navy Yard is a 12 minute drive from the base. It is northeast of the base, across the Anacostia River.

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