Suspect in custody after shooting at Marine Corps training facility

Suspect in custody after shooting at Marine Corps training facility

A suspected gunman is in custody after an early morning shooting at a Marine Corps training installation in Southern California on Tuesday, according to the service.

Military police responded to shots fired at 6:30 a.m. at the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center and “cordoned the area,” the service said in a tweet.

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A base spokesperson later told The Hill that the suspect “sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 8:30 a.m.” and “is currently being treated and will be transported to a medical facility.”

No other injuries were reported and the incident is under investigation.

A shelter-in-place order has since been lifted at the installation.

Twentynine Palms located about 150 miles east of Los Angeles in the Mojave Desert is the largest Marine Corps base in the world and a top training facility for the service.