Developing Story: Bomb threat leads to lockdown at Hawaii naval base

A bomb threat led to an hours-long lockdown at a naval base in Hawaii Tuesday morning.a sign over a fire hydrant on the side of a road: Security stand outside the main gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii.Security stand outside the main gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii.

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam went on lockdown after a bomb was reported to be onboard a ship, according to the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

“There has been a potential security incident aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor. All hands are directed to shelter in place north of South Avenue and west of North Avenue,” the base said around 11 a.m. local time/5 p.m. eastern.

“At this time all gates to the installation have been secured. All vehicles should limit their travel on the roadways, and yield to responding emergency vehicles. All tour operations to the USS Arizona Memorial have been suspended for now.”

“The investigation is ongoing, and additional information will be passed as it is made available.”

Tours of the USS Arizona Memorial has been halted as the situation continues, according to KHON 2.

More details to come…

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