NORFOLK, Va. - Naval Station Norfolk was briefly placed on a lock down Tuesday afternoon after reports that shots were fired in the vicinity of a building on base.
A Naval Station Norfolk spokesperson confirmed to News 3 that a Sailor reported to the Quarterdeck that there could be an active shooter in building M-51.
Base officials searched and cleared the building, located on Moffatt Avenue, which houses Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic.
The shelter in place was lifted around 2:30 p.m. and regular traffic flow on and off the base has resumed.
Security forces and Naval Criminal Investigative Services investigated and determined that it was a false alarm.