Deputies: No injuries, no active shooter at Air Force Academy

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — A report of an active shooter at the U.S. Air Force Academy Friday night was false, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said around 12:30 a.m. Saturday that they had completed a search of the dorms on the Academy grounds, and found no injuries and no shots fired. The all-clear was given just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday, and the Academy’s South Gate reopened at that time. The North Gate is closed to all overnight traffic nightly.

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Reports of an active shooter on the Academy first came in around 10:30 p.m. Friday. Academy officials said they will “continue to investigate the cause of the reports.”

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