TWENTYNINE PALMS (CBSLA) — A shelter-in-place order for the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms has been lifted after reports of an active shooter Tuesday.
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#BREAKING: The shelter in place order for the installation has been lifted. An individual sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound at approximately 8:30 a.m. (1/2)READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
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Gunshots were first reported at about 6:30 a.m. The Marine Corps says military police immediately cordoned off the area. At 9:30 a.m., the Marines said one person had sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound. That person was taken to a medical facility.
The Marines say no other injuries have been reported and the incident is under investigation.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
The base, located about 150 miles east of Los Angeles in the Mojave Desert, is the largest Marine Corps base in the world at 932 square miles.