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According to the release, a scheduled All Hazards Force Protection Exercise was planned for today on post. During the exercise, someone from the training location reacted to active shooter training drill and called the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office via 911.The release goes on to read, “Because Fort Gordon officials were unable to definitively determine whether or not the 911 call was associated with the exercise, Fort Gordon officials took the report as a legitimate threat, cancelled the exercise and put the installation on lockdown. Law Enforcement personnel at the installation responded and cleared the building.”The lockdown was lifted around 12:30pm, Thursday afternoon and the investigation into the confusion is complete. Fort Gordon officials along with local law enforcement confirm, there was no real world active shooter on the post and there were no injuries or casualties.Fort Gordon graphic Fort Gordon graphicFort Gordon WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed there is not an active shooter situation at Fort Gordon. The lockdown at the fort is part of a scheduled active shooter training drill.A spokesperson for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed our newsroom that there was never an active shooter at Fort Gordon. Reports to the contrary are inaccurate.