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Lockdown lifted at 29 Palms Marine Corps Combat Center after weapon inadvertently discharged

A lockdown at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms was lifted Monday afternoon.

A spokesperson at the base tells News Channel 3 that someone reported that they heard shots, but no victims or shooter had been located. The reports came in anonymously just before 9 a.m.

"We have received reports of shots fired on board MCAGCC. The MCAGCC Provost Marshals Office is currently responding to the situation. The installation has entered a lockdown state and all personnel are required to shelter in place. We will issue updates when available."

MAGTF Training Command/Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

The lockdown was lifted at 12:20 p.m. Officials said a weapon was inadvertently discharged. No injuries have been reported. The incident remains under investigation.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department had personnel work on the response during the lockdown.

Stay with News Channel 3 for any updates.

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KESQ News Team

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