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October 24, 2013
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2 shot at Tenn. Navy property, 1 in custody

A Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty shot two people at a Navy base north of Memphis

By Adrian Sainz 
Associated Press

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — U.S. Navy officials say a suspect is in custody after a shooting on Navy property at a facility in Tennessee.

A tweet on the Navy's official Twitter page says Naval Support Activity Midsouth in Millington, near Memphis, is on lockdown. One person is in custody, according to the Navy.

A Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty shot two people at a Navy base north of Memphis and was quickly taken into custody, according to a law enforcement official who had been briefed on the developments.

The injuries were not life-threatening, said that official and another official, both of whom spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly.

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Copyright 2013 The Associated Press






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