A building at the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, seen in 2014.Eric Gay / AP

Updated on April 8 at 11:27 a.m. ET

James Keith, a spokesman for the Bexar County, Texas, sheriff, said two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide at the U.S. Air Force Base in San Antonio.

Earlier, the department tweeted:

The base, which is in San Antonio, has a population of nearly 10,000.

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