NPR confirms suspect in deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola was Saudi aviation student. Officials investigating it as potential act of terrorism. Shooter and 3 victims are dead. 7 others wounded. Base remains closed. I’m outside the gate for next presser at 12:30p.
— Debbie Elliott (@NPRDebElliott) December 6, 2019
BREAKING: A member of the Saudi military training at US Naval Air Station in Pensacola is the suspected shooter in Friday’s incident, according to five US defense officials and another person familiar with the investigation.
— Josh Campbell (@joshscampbell) December 6, 2019
This follows the shooting the other day at Pearl Harbor.
Four people are dead, including the shooter, after a shooting Friday morning at Naval Air Station Pensacola, authorities said. Several other people were injured, including two sheriff’s deputies who engaged the shooter.
“The threat has been negated, our community is safe at this time,” Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said at a press conference Friday morning. He said authorities were not looking for any additional shooters.
NBC News: Pensacola shooter, identified by law enforcement sources as Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, was a Saudi national who apparently was there for pilot training.
— Ken Dilanian (@KenDilanianNBC) December 6, 2019