2 Shot Near Navy Base In Tennessee

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Multiple people have been shot near a Navy base in Millington, Tenn, according to News Channel 3.

The U.S. Navy has confirmed the incident on its Twitter feed.

Action News 5 reports that at least two people have been shot and that both are now in a non-critical condition.

One victim was shot in the foot and one was shot in the leg, according to officials briefing reporters at a press conference Thursday afternoon.

News Channel 3 says that the incident occured at 5650 Attu which is listed as the Army National Guard recruiting center.

The shooter is in custody, the Navy confirmed

He is reportedly a recruiter who was relieved of duty, according to the Associated Press. News Channel 3 reports that the shooter had been fired then came back to the base with a gun.

CNN is reporting that the victims are members of the National Guard and that they were shot during an argument. 

We will be updating this post as we learn more.



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