4 dead, including shooter, in gunfire at Florida naval base

UPDATE (10:00 a.m.) – Authorities say a shooter and three others are dead after an attack at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola.

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said 11 people were shot in Friday’s assault. Base commander Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr. says the base will remain closed until further notice.

The fatal shooting was the second at a U.S. naval base this week. A sailor whose submarine was docked at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, opened fire on three civilian employees Wednesday, killing two before taking his own life.

PENSACOLA, F.L. — The US Navy is confirming that an active shooter and one other person are dead after gunfire at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola.

Area hospital representatives tell The Associated Press that at least 11 people were hospitalized. The base remains locked down amid a huge law enforcement response.

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