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Soldier Surrenders After Barricading Himself at Virginia Military Base

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - A soldier who had barricaded himself in a home at the Fort Eustis military base has reportedly surrendered Thursday night to authorities.

According to reports, the soldier was then brought to a medical facility for a health evaluation.

During the barricade situation Thursday night, the Department of Defense said there was no active shooter. Base spokesman Capt. Kevin Whitlatch said no evacuations were ordered and that the man is an active duty soldier.

It wasn't immediately clear if he had a weapon.

Fort Eustis is a training base that's under the command of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

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