Officials investigate incident at Fort Sill
FORT SILL, Okla. – Officials have investigated an incident Thursday afternoon at Fort Sill.
According to KSWO, a suspicious device was found in the McNair Hall/Taylor Hall parking lot.
Employees in nearby buildings were told to shelter in place as a precaution.
The buildings reportedly on lockdown were McNair Hall, Taylor Hall, Knox Hall and Sheridan Hall.
Several people received messages on their phone, reports KSWO, that said: “Fort Sill is experiencing a serious incident. The following Building [sic] are on lock down – McNair Hall, Taylor Hall, Knox Hall, Sheridan Hall. Please stay away from this area at this time. More information will be provided when known.”
Officials later released a statement, giving the all clear:
“A former Fort Sill employee was detained on post this morning, and his vehicle was searched. Personnel in the vicinity were told to shelter in place as a precaution. The all clear was given shortly after 12:30 p.m.”