MIAMI (AP) -- MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, was briefly put on lockdown after a report of an armed suspect outside the base. A news release says the base was put on lockdown Friday morning after local authorities notified the base there was an armed suspect near one of the base's gates. All other gates to the base were reopened around 8 a.m. No shots were fired on the base and there were no injuries to any MacDill employees. A spokesman says base officials were assisting local law enforcement in searching for the suspect. MacDill is the headquarters for U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command.

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, was briefly put on lockdown after a report of an armed suspect outside the base. Base spokesman Lt. Brandon Hanner says officials Friday morning are assisting local law enforcement in searching for the suspect. All MacDill gates to the base have been reopened except for the one closest to the location where the suspect was seen. News outlets report traffic was at a standstill on numerous roads around the base, which is near downtown Tampa. MacDill is the headquarters for U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command.

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