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Tennessee Police: "Active shooter situation is over. Details forthcoming"

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The latest on the Chattanooga shooting (all times local):
    
1:30 p.m.
    
Chattanooga police say the active shooting that apparently took place at two military facilities is now over, but there is no word yet on what happened to the suspect or suspects.
    
Police said in a tweet: "Active shooter situation is over. Details forthcoming."
    
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said earlier at a news conference that it was a "very terrible situation." He did not release any other details. Berke said there's "an officer down" at a military reserve center.
    
It was not immediately clear how many people may have been hurt, or how many shooters may have been involved.
    
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1 p.m.
    
A woman who says she witnessed the shooting in Chattanooga says she heard a barrage of gunfire near one of the shooting sites.
    
"It was rapid fire, like pow pow pow pow, so quickly. The next thing I knew there were police cars coming from every direction," said Marilyn Hutcheson, who works at a Binswanger Glass.
    
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said at a brief news conference that police were pursuing an active shooter and there was an officer down.
    
Hutcheson says she ran inside, where she remains with other employees and a customer. The gunfire continued with occasional bursts she estimated for 20 minutes.
    
"We're apprehensive," Hutcheson said. "Not knowing what transpired, if it was a grievance or terroristic related, we just don't know."

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