Alabama's Redstone Arsenal base on lockdown after possible active shooter report

June 27 (Reuters) - A military base in Alabama was on lockdown on Tuesday following reports of a possible active shooter at the facility, base officials wrote on Twitter.

"Possible active shooter on the Arsenal. Installation is locked down. Run hide fight.," Redstone Arsenal Military Base said in a tweet.

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Underground control rooms stand at the test site inside Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Armed with campaign contributions and lobbying funds, attorney Joe Ritch's network of politicians, boosters and defense executives helped Huntsville expand its military presence, win billions of dollars in Pentagon contracts and add thousands of jobs. Photographer: Kari Goodnough/Bloomberg via Getty Images
UNITED STATES - JULY 04: Testing platform, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama (Photo by Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JULY 04: Testing platform, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama (Photo by Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JULY 04: Historic house on the Redstone Arsenal base, Huntsville, Alabama (Photo by Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images)
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