Shelter in place lifted at Cannon Air Force Base after police search for armed suspect

Cannon Air Force Base shelters in place as police search for armed suspect

Officials say officers are still looking for that man and are searching buildings across the base.

CLOVIS, N.M. – Cannon Air Force Base was ordered to shelter in place Tuesday after a man threatened to shoot himself. The scene has been reportedly cleared.

Police say a man came on base and one shot was fired at a medical facility. 

“There’s not an active shooter, but we are trying to locate a person who has made threats,” said Clovis Police Chief Roy Rice. “Nobody has been shot.”

Officials said officers were looking for that man and searched buildings across the base.

“We’ll clear every building before the night’s done,” Rice said.

No word on who fired that shot. 

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