Mayport Navy base conducting active shooter drill. Heavy police presence in the area around noon


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mayport Navy base emergency responders will hold an active shooter drill, Monday at noon. It'll take place at the Navy Exchange Complex on Mayport Road.


The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the FBI and Jacksonville Fire Rescue are involved. During the drill, people nearby will hear simulated gunfire and emergency responder vehicles.


This exercise takes place on all Navy installations located in the U.S. and is not in response to any specific threat.