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Luke Air Force Base Shooting: 1 Shot to Death, 1 Injured as Car Smashes Through Gate

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GLENDALE, Ariz.(CBS/AP) Luke Air Force Base is on high alert after two men who crashed through the front gate late Monday night in a stolen car were shot, killing one and wounding the other, according to base officials.

Base spokesman Capt. Jerry Gonzalez said the pair allegedly stole a car and attempted to flee from authorities. Gonzalez said base security forces set up a roadblock. As the driver tried to run it, security officers fearing for their safety opened fire.

Luke Air Force Base is located in Glendale, Ariz., outside Phoenix, and is used to train pilots to fly F-16 fighter jets.

  • Carlin Miller

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