Pellet Gun Firing Causes San Diego Naval Base Lockdown

Source: Elliot Spagat / AP / ABC News

The commander of Naval Base Point Loma says a report of an armed man on the San Diego base led to detention of a serviceman who had fired a gun that shoots soft plastic pellets.

Cmdr. Scott Adams says a second serviceman was also taken into custody.

The Thursday morning report of a possible gunman led to an order that personnel shelter in place on the base, which is home to the Third Fleet command and other major units.

To read this article in its entirety visit ABC News.

Protected with Antivirus