Regional
1:35 pm
Sun July 24, 2011

Holloman Airman Shot On Base After Altercation

Alamogordo – Officials with the 49th Wing have confirmed an Airman assigned at Holloman was injured after being shot on base.

Shots were fired by members of the 49th Security Forces Squadron following an altercation involving the Airman.

The Airman was airlifted to a hospital in El Paso, Texas, and is in critical condition.

"It is a serious matter any time Security Forces personnel discharge a weapon in the line of duty," said Col. David Krumm, 49th Wing commander. "There is an ongoing investigation in order to ascertain the details of what led to this incident."

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.