‘Active shooter incident’ reported in Chattanooga
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(CNN) — The U.S. Navy tweeted Thursday that there has been a shooting at a Navy reserve center on Amnicola Highway in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Navy also said it was investigating a shooting at another Navy building in the city.
One officer is “down” in connection with the shooting, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke told reporters.
He was not specific about the officer’s condition.
“This is a very, very terrible situation and we need to go figure out how we can handle it,” he said.
Meanwhile, a witness in Chattanooga told CNN that she saw a gunman fire shots at a building that houses military recruiting offices Thursday morning.
The witness, Gina Mule, said she was watching through a window from a restaurant where she works as a server. In an earlier account, she said she saw a man with “a high-powered rifle” fire multiple shots around 10:50 a.m. ET.
Gina Mule said she heard “Pow, pow, pow!” around 10:50 a.m. ET.
“I don’t know how many shots he fired, but it was a lot,” she said.
Chattanooga State University asked people on its main campus to stay inside because of a “confirmed shooting,” the school said on Twitter.
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