Shooter at Naval Air Station in Pensacola is dead, 11 injured


A shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida Friday morning leaves several people dead and nearly a dozen more injured.

Police confirming at least four people have died including the shooter.

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In total, eleven people were shot and seven are hospitalized.

That includes two sheriff’s deputies who were the first to respond to the scene.

Both are expected to recover.

The gunman has been identified as an aviation student from Saudi Arabia.

Investigators saying they are looking into whether the attack was terrorism related.

The base, which is home to the Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team, will remain closed as the investigation continues.

Friday’s shooting marks the second at a U.S. naval base this week.

On Wednesday, a sailor killed two civilians in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii before turning the gun on himself.


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