Friday, December 6, 2019

NAS Pensacola shooter was Saudi

NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. - The shooter who used a handgun to kill three people at Naval Air Station Pensacola has been identified as a Saudi national. He was one of the international students in aviation-related training at the Navy base. His name has not been released, but the FBI is handling the investigation as a possible act of terrorism. NAS Pensacola has had students from partner nations training at the facility for many years. Officials did not say how long he had been training. Building 633, where the shooting occurred, is a multi-story facility that houses schools for a range of aviation technical training courses. (Source: GCAC, 12/06/19) Previous