BREAKING: Name and photo released of Saudi Air Force trainee who opened fire at Pensacola naval base

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The suspected gunman who opened fire at a naval base in Florida, killing three people and injuring eight, has been been identified as a Saudi aviation student.

Authorities are now investigating if the attack at Naval Air Station in Pensacola early Friday morning was terrorism-related.

The article goes on to state the following:

VIDEO: DeSantis delivers statement after deadly shooting at a Naval Air Station

The shooter, who was shot dead by police, was first identified by NBC News, citing unnamed sources, as Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani.

Alshamrani, who opened fire in a classroom building just before 7am Friday, was a second lieutenant attending the aviation school at the base, officials said. The sheriff said “the crime scene was spread over two floors, which were left littered with spent shell casings.”

The report notes that military members from many nations around the world come to the Naval Air Station in Pensacola for flight training. The Daily Mail also provided the following data:

In the 2018 fiscal year, some 62,700 foreign military students from 155 countries participated in U.S.-run training, the total cost of which was approximately $776.3 million, according to DoD records. 

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1 Comment

  1. Ilona Mast December 6th, 2019 at 6:34 pm

    Maybe the military here should reconsider who they train here in the states…


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