US naval base in Italy closed due to shooting

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A U.S. Navy support base in Naples, Italy, was locked down Thursday after reports of gunfire at the site.

Base spokesman Lt Cmdr Matthew Comer said the Naples support site had been locked at around 6:25 p.m. (1725 GMT) after reports of audible gunfire. The reports were still being reviewed.

There were no reports of casualties and no suspect was identified.

The military facility also includes a school and a residential building.

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