🔴 The lockdown went into effect just before 3 p.m.

🔴 "LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN" read posts on the base's social media accounts

A lockdown at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Thursday afternoon was lifted after being in effect for about 45 minutes.

"LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN" read posts on the base's social media accounts just before 3 p.m. because of a reported active shooter. All outdoor personnel were advised to take cover.

The lockdown was lifted at 3:42 p.m. with an announcement that the situation was all clear and all members of the Joint Base were safe.

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The base Public Affairs Office would not disclose details about the lockdown.

The warning comes a day after a gunman went on a shooting spree at a bowling alley and pool hall in Lewiston, Maine killing 18 people and wounding 13. The gunman, Robert Card, was not in custody as of late Thursday afternoon.

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