San Antonio International Airport is on lockdown after police encountered an active shooter.
Shooting At San Antonio Airport
In a tweet confirming the incident, San Antonio Police noted that an officer-involved shooting had occurred and the airport was under lockdown as a precautionary measure, with no active threat to the public:
There is a confirmed officer-involved shooting at 9800 Airport Blvd. There is no active threat to the public. As a precaution, the Airport has been put on lock down. No other injuries are reported.
— San Antonio PD (@SATXPolice) April 15, 2021
Fox 29 in San Antonio reports passengers have been advised by TSA to shelter in place while police secure the scene. A witness notes that TSA informed passengers there was an active shooter and ordered all passengers to a lower level.
Video from the airport shows passengers crowded in an unidentified hallway and on the tarmac.
No one was injured, according to preliminary reports.
This is a developing story.
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