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One dead, one injured in 'armed disturbance' at Hurlburt Field

All clear has been issued. Hurlburt Field Security Forces and local law enforcement have secured the scene.
Credit: Hurlburt Field/Facebook

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. — UPDATE:

The U.S. Air Force says one person is dead and another person injured after an "armed disturbance" at Hurburt Field in Okaloosa County.

The all clear has been issued and Hurburt Field Security Forces and local law enforcement have secured the scecne.

1st SOW Commander posted the following on Facebook:

"My condolences go out to all affected by this senseless tragedy. Today there was an armed domestic disturbance on our base leaving one dead and one injured. The 1st Special Operations Wing does not condone domestic violence. We constantly work to mitigate this needless violence through our on-base resources and programs that are offered to all Hurlburt Field members. I greatly appreciate the outstanding response by our Defenders and the Okaloosa County Sheriffs. I am thankful to the community for your continued support of our airmen and families during this time. "

Original story:

The U.S. Air Force says a "domestic disturbance" involving an active shooter was reported Friday night at Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County.

The military base was put on lockdown as a safety precaution, according to a news release. 

"As safety is a priority, the base is currently under lockdown and only essential personnel will be allowed on base. No visitors will be authorized until further notice," the Air Force wrote.

Both base and local law enforcement are said to have the situation under control. 

This is a developing story. Check back with 10 Tampa Bay for updates.

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