- Nov 21, 2018
There are reports of a Pensacola active shooter at Naval Air Station. The Sheriff's Department now says the shooter is dead. The shooter is a Saudi national, reports say.
An active shooter has been reported at Naval Air Station Pensacola.
A gunman killed three people and wounded at least seven others at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning, officials said, and the unidentified assailant was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies who responded to the scene.
The shooting inside a classroom building on the sprawling Florida base comes just two days after an attack at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii. The two deadly incidents surely will reignite questions about security on U.S. military facilities.
The gunman who opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola, killing three, is reportedly a foreign national from a Middle Eastern country.
The gunman opened fire Friday morning, killing three innocents and causing numerous others to be transported to the hospital for injuries.
The Associated Press reports that the Pensacola gunman was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia.
NBC News reports that the gunman’s name was Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani.