WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Fort Lee in central Virginia issued an "all clear" notice at 9:50 a.m. EDT, approximately 30 minutes after an active shooter incident was reported on the base.
Around 9:30 a.m., Fort Lee announced via Twitter there was a reported shooter at the Combined Arms Support Command Headquarters Building 5020.
Active shooter incident reported at CASCOM HQ, Bldg. 5020. All personnel enact active shooter protocols immediately. Post on lockdown.— U.S. Army Fort Lee (@ArmyFortLee) August 25, 2014
Fort Lee responded to the incident by directing all personnel to follow lockdown procedures and to shelter in place until further notice, spreading the news via social media.
Further notice came about 30 minutes into the incident, with Fort Lee declaring "The law enforcement event is over."
The circumstances of Monday's lockdown are not yet known.
Fort Lee is located near Petersburg, Virginia, approximately 30 miles south of Richmond and 135 miles south of Washington, D.C.