Friday, April 8, 2016

Lackland Air Force Base Under Lockdown After Suspected Murder-Suicide

UPDATE April 10, 2016

Air Force: Pararescue student shot training squadron commander at Lackland
Air Force Times
Stephen Losey and Oriana Pawlyk
April 10, 2016

The Air Force has identified the two airmen killed in Friday's apparent murder-suicide shooting at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Lt. Col. William A. Schroeder, the commander of the 342nd Training Squadron at the 37th Training Wing at Lackland, and Technical Sgt. Steven D. Bellino, a pararescue student at the 342nd, were found dead by first responders, the 502nd Air Base Wing at Lackland said in a Saturday release.

An Air Force official said that Bellino is believed to be the alleged gunman.
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Air Force tech sergeant kills commander before disciplinary hearing at Lackland Air Force Base
April 8, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — A tech sergeant at Lackland Air Force Base was being escorted to a disciplinary proceeding by a senior non-commissioned officer Friday morning when the tech sergeant opened fire in the commander's office, killing the commander, a source with knowledge of the attack said.

UPDATE
Senior U.S. official: Airman fatally shot his commander, self at Lackland AFB
Shooting happened at Medina Base Annex

2 Men Dead in Shooting at Texas Air Force Base
ABC News
By Emily Shapiro
Apr 8, 2016
Military and law enforcement personnel are seen inside Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, April 8, 2016.
Two men are dead, including a squadron commander, after an active shooting was reported at the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, a defense official told ABC News.

Joint Base San Antonio, which includes Lackland Air Force Base, described it as a "a real world active shooter situation" and said the base was placed on lockdown this morning. The base later said in a statement the incident was "contained" and that an investigation is underway.
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