Military

No injuries, no active shooter at USAFA

Early reports of shooter unfounded

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - USAFA gave the all clear early Saturday morning after a text alert went out on Friday night, stating that there was a possible active shooter at the Air Force Academy. 

The lockdown on the Academy has been lifted. 

After over two hours of investigation, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office tweeted that they had completed sweeping the grounds and that there was no indication of an active shooter. 

 

 

 

There are no reported injuries. 

As of 12:32 a.m., the lockdown is still in place.

 The El Paso County Sheriff's Office along with AFA were tweeting out at around 11:30 p.m. that there was no confirmation of shots fired.

At 11:51 p.m. the Sheriff's Office posted on their Facebook page, "Military personnel along with Law Enforcement are now clearing dorms which includes knocking on doors to check on cadets on the Air Force Academy. There are no reported injuries or shots fired."

We are working to gather more information. 

Stay with KRDO for updates. 

 

 

 


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