At least two military facilities in Tennessee were attacked in shootings Thursday, including one at a Navy recruiting building, officials said.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said at a news conference that it was a “very terrible situation.” He did not release any other details. Berke said there’s “an officer down” at a military reserve center.
Police have set up a command post near one of the sites. It was not immediately clear how many people may have been hurt, or how many shooters may have been involved. There were no reports of a suspect being apprehended.
At Least Two Marines, Police Officer Shot in Tennessee
CBS / AP
July 16, 2015
Sources now tell CBS News that at least two U.S. Marines and a police officer were shot near Lee Highway in Chattanooga Thursday morning, at a military recruiting center.
Multiple law enforcement sources say the shooter is deceased.
The wounded officer was transported to a nearby hospital.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said at a news conference that it was a “horrific” situation. He did not release any other details. Berke said there’s “an officer down” at a military reserve center.