Shooter killed, at least 11 injured at the base of the Pensacola Navy

FLORIDA: Authorities say an asset shooter He is dead after opening fire on several people on Friday at Pensacola Naval Air Station, and at least 11 people were hospitalized.

Escambia Sheriff's spokeswoman, Amber Southard, told The Associated Press that the shooter is dead.

Five people were taken to Baptist Health Care in Pensacola, hospital spokeswoman Kathy Bowers said. Six more were taken to Ascension Sacred Heart, spokesman Mike Burke said. None of the spokespersons had information about their conditions that they could share with The Associated Press.

Base spokesman Jason Bortz said the base is closed.

NAS Pensacola employs more than 16,000 military and 7,400 civilians, according to its website. One of the most historical and historical bases of the Marina, it extends along the southwest coast of the center of Pensacola and dominates the surrounding economy.

It is home to the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and includes the National Naval Aviation Museum, a popular regional tourist attraction.