A security officer was injured when the shooter was arrested.
The leadership of the US Navy said on Thursday that a shooting incident took place at the air force base in Corpus Christi, Texas.
In a statement released later, the Navy leadership said that the shooter was captured; adding that one of the security officers was injured during the arrest.
Details of the incident have not yet been reported.
Earlier, the management of the base reported on Twitter that the shooter was near one of the entrances to its territory. The message also said that all entries to the station were blocked.