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Four confirmed dead at NAS Pensacola, including shooter identified as Saudi national

• https://www.pnj.com, Annie Blanks

UPDATE 12:50 a.m. The shooting suspect at NAS Pensacola was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia, Governor Ron DeSantis confirmed.

UPDATE 11:10 a.m. A spokesman for NAS Pensacola confirmed that the base is still on lockdown and said the number of injured is expected to rise as the day goes on. 

Four people, including the shooter, are still confirmed deceased. 

UPDATE 10:45 a.m.: Corry Station, a naval training installation a few miles northwest of NAS Pensacola, has been placed on lockdown as a precaution. Personnel are sheltering in place until the lockdown is lifted.

Corry Station is open for regular traffic.

UPDATE 9:45 a.m.: Sheriff David Morgan has confirmed that four people are dead following a shooting at NAS Pensacola Friday morning, including the shooter.

Total injured, including deceased, are 11, according to Morgan. Seven patients are currently being treated at Baptist Hospital.

Two ECSO deputies are among those injured and are hospitalized. One was shot in the arm and one was shot in the knee. The deputy who was shot in the knee is undergoing surgery.


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