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    Vehicle Made Unauthorized Entry into Twentynine Palms, Prompting Military Police to Shoot at Driver

    Vehicle Made Unauthorized Entry into Twentynine Palms, Prompting Military Police to Shoot at Driver

    police at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, shot at a vehicle that unlawfully entered the on Friday night.

    The driver, who was a civilian, was subsequently arrested and then transported to a naval hospital for evaluation, according to the service. There were no injuries or fatalities reported by the Marine Corps on Sunday, just over a day after the shooting.

    There was no active-shooter situation during the time of the shooting, and the Marine Corps is not considering the incident to be an act of terrorism, according to Capt. Johnathon Huizar, a spokesperson at Twentynine Palms.

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    “Our security procedures are still intact,” Huizar told Military.com on Monday. “Anytime an incident happens, there's always a review after actions — so that is going on alongside the investigation by [the Naval Criminal Investigative Service].”

    An after-action report, or AAR, is typically conducted after any one unit conducts a mission or is required to engage in contact as a way to learn, improve and assess the situation that occurred.

    The civilian who entered the base was not armed, Huizar said, and it was only one Marine military police officer who shot at the vehicle Friday night at approximately 8:19 p.m.

    Huizar deferred Military.com to for more information, but the law enforcement…

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