4 dead, including shooter, in shooting at the Florida naval base
PENSACOLA: A shooter opened fire on Friday morning in a classroom building at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in an attack that left four people dead, including the assailant, and several people injured. The shooting, the second in a US Navy base. UU. This week, it caused a massive response from law enforcement and a blockade at the base.
Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said four people were killed and that the two sheriff's agents who were the first to respond, including one who killed the shooter, were injured but are expected to recover.
Eight people were taken to Baptist Health Care in Pensacola, and one of them died, Morgan said.
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 flight demonstration team and includes the popular regional tourist attraction.
Escambia County Commissioner Jeff Bergosh, who works at the Naval Air Station as a civilian contractor, said he was in line to go through the door on Friday morning when it was closed due to the report of the active shooter.
There have probably been about 100 law enforcement vehicles going down the wrong side on Navy Boulevard, Bergosh told the newspaper. There have been ambulances, fire trucks. I understand that there are multiple causes.