The FBI has declared a Thursday morning shooting at Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi a “terrorism-related” incident.
“We have determined that the incident this morning at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is terrorism-related,” FBI Special Agent Leah Greeves said. “We are working diligently with our state, local and federal partners on this investigation, which is fluid and evolving.”
Officials are still working around the clock on the scene. A motive has not yet been revealed.
“We may have a potential second related person of interest at large in the community,” Greeves said, and encouraged the public to report any suspicious activity.
The shooting took place early Thursday morning after a man attempted to ram a vehicle through the base gate. Security personnel raised a barrier, preventing the man from breaching the gate, which prompted him to exit his car and begin shooting at Navy personnel, officials told The Associated Press. (Read more from “FBI Declares Texas Navy Base Shooting ‘Terrorism-Related’” HERE)