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Shooting at air station in Corpus Christi, Texas, was 'terrorism related,' FBI says

The shooter at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi was killed at the scene, and the victim is expected to survive.

By Minyvonne Burke and Courtney Kube

A gunman opened fire Thursday at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, wounding at least one security force member in a "terrorism related" attack, authorities said.

The coastal base in Nueces County, Texas, about 140 miles southeast of San Antonio, was on lockdown after security responded to a report of an active shooter around 6:15 a.m.

The shooter was initially said to have been "neutralized," the base said in a Facebook post, before FBI agents confirmed that he had been fatally shot at the scene.

The injured security force member is in good condition and expected to survive.

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