Officials investigate incident at Fort Sill

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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.”

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