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04 Dec 2019 | 08:46 PM UTC

US: Lockdown lifted at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam December 4 /update 2

Authorities lift lockdown at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following active shooter situation December 4; investigation ongoing

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Event

Local authorities lifted the lockdown at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam shortly after 16:00 (local time) on Wednesday, December 4, following an active shooter situation. Access to the base has resumed and the gates have been reopened. Military officials confirmed that the incident began around 14:30 but have not provided further information. A spokesperson for a nearby hospital said one person was being treated for related injuries but officials have not confirmed how many people were wounded or if the shooter has been apprehended. Details are still emerging.

A heightened security presence is anticipated in the area as an investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Advice

Individuals on Honolulu are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected areas, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.