Shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base Leaves 2 Active Duty Members Dead, Military Officials Say

United States Air Force officials say an early Monday morning shooting incident has left two active duty members of the 319th Reconnaissance Wing dead.

Air Force officials at the North Dakota base released a statement regarding a shooting on the base around 4:30 a.m. local time, which resulted in the deaths of two active duty military members. Emergency services on the base responded and contained the scene. They said there's no risk to any other individuals at this time. The deadly incident is still under investigation and occurred inside a dormitory on the base.

Air Force officials confirmed the incident to Newsweek Monday morning but could offer no further details as they work to inform next-of-kin. Officials could not say whether the shooting was related to any kind of domestic dispute. This story will be updated with any additional information.

Out of respect for the families of the two Airmen victims, their names and units have been withheld for up to 24 hours. A base spokeswoman told the Grand Forks Herald that they were still reaching out to the families of the victims on Monday morning. Mental health services have been deployed at the base for to attend to military members and families impacted by the fatal incident.

The North Dakota Air Force base is located about 16 miles west of Grand Forks and uses the slogan "Warriors of the North" to describe Airmen stationed at the base.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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