Coast Guard conducts active shooter drill

US Coast Guard seal
US Coast Guard seal

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – An active shooter drill was held for Coast Guard Base Portsmouth Thursday morning.

The drill took place at 9 a.m. and involved Portsmouth police and fire units as well as Coast Guard personnel.

Traffic onto and off the base may have been disrupted until 11 a.m., the Coast Guard said. Citizens in the area could have sees a large law enforcement presence.

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