Saudi airman in US for training suspected in deadly shooting at Florida naval base

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07 Dec, 2019 10:51 am

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) – A Saudi Air Force second lieutenant killed four people and wounded eight others in an unexplained shooting rampage at a US Navy base in Florida where he was training, US officials told Reuters.

Sheriff’s deputies responding to the early-morning incident shot and killed the gunman, who was armed with a handgun at the US Naval Station in Pensacola, Navy and local law enforcement officials said.

The shooting, which played out over two floors in a classroom building at the base, marked the second deadly shooting at a US military installation this week, following a similar incident at the joint Air Force and Naval base at Pearl Harbor on Wednesday.

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