Wednesday at approximately 2:30 p.m. local time, a shooting was reported at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii.
The shooting was first reported by a tweet from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham, announcing that gates to the base were closed.
JBPHH security forces have responded to a reported shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. Due to the ongoing security incident, access/gates to #JBPHH are closed. We will update when we have further information. pic.twitter.com/6uZulGOUTx— Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (@JointBasePHH) December 5, 2019
A witness told NBC affiliate KNHL that they heard loud pops while sitting at their desk.
"I kind of recognize that as gunshots, and I looked out the window and saw three people on the ground," he said.
Witnesses say several victims have been shot, including civilians, according to reporting by KHNL. The shooting reportedly happened in the shipyard near Drydock 2 and 3 according to KHNL reporter Keahi Tucker. The base is on lockdown. The shooter's location has yet to be revealed, and it is yet unclear whether or not they are still on the base.
News of how many victims or their conditions is currently unknown. Security forces have told Fox News reporter Jacqui Heinrich that the situation is "under control."
This story is breaking and will be updated.