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.

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