The United States Navy confirmed a shooting incident near the US Naval Base in Millington, Tennessee on Thursday, Oct. 24. Millington is near Memphis.
The shooting occurred around noon, local time. The navy base was briefly on lockdown, but that was lifted after the shooter was apprehended. The suspect and both victims are members of the U.S. National Guard, the navy confirmed. The injuries of the victims are not life threatening.
In other U.S. naval news on Thursday, there was official confirmation that two U.S. citizens were detained by pirates off the coast of Nigeria on Wednesday. The two were removed from a U.S.-flagged ship following a pirate attack in the West African Gulf of Guinea.Lori Lowenthal Marcus