Scott Air Force Base in Illinois on lockdown as ‘emergency declared in one of the dorms’

SCOTT Air Force Base in Illinois has been placed in lockdown as an alleged emergency was declared in one of the dorms.

Despite previous rumors, the base has confirmed that there is not an active shooter present.

The base said in a statement: "Scott AFB is responding to a situation in the dormitory area that necessitated a lockdown.

"Security Forces are responding to the situation and have established a cordon.

"Please stay put for now and more information will be provided as it becomes available. Please note this is NOT an active shooter situation."

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