PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The General Dynamics facility in Portsmouth was placed on lockdown Thursday due to an incident involving Navy personnel.
Police said in a tweet dispatch received a call about an active shooter around 11:45 a.m. aboard a barge next to the USS Carter Hall in the NASSCO Shipyard.
A spokesperson for the Navy confirmed to 10 On Your Side there were no shots fired in the incident and no victims.
Portsmouth police completed a sweep of the area at 2:35 p.m. The ship’s security team also completed a sweep, but as of 3 p.m. the ship remained on lockdown.
Police are investigating a report of an active shooter at 2 Harper Ave. Dispatch received the 911 call at 1146am. No further information at this time. pic.twitter.com/qCVvtWyZGH— PortsmouthPD (@PortsmouthPD) October 18, 2018