US Naval Base On Lockdown 'After Shots Fired' 7:17pm UK, Thursday 24 October 2013 Several people have been shot near a US Naval base in Tennessee, according to local media reports. The Navy confirmed a shooting took place near Naval Support Activity Midsouth in Willington, north of Memphis, but has not provided additional details. The Navy said the base had been placed on lockdown. WHBQ-TV in Memphis reported a shooter was in custody. Police told the station they suspect the alleged gunman was an employee relieved of duty who opened fire after returning to their vehicle.