Crime
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FBI identifies Pensacola shooter and victims

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/09/19, 12:00 pm

The Saudi lieutenant who opened fire at a naval base in Pensacola, Fla., on Friday resented how a U.S. military instructor treated him, showed videos of mass shootings at a recent dinner party, and made anti-America posts on social media, according to news reports. Second Lt. Mohammed Alshamrani, 21, had a “deep-seated hatred of the United States,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Sunday. U.S. Naval Academy graduate Joshua Kaleb Watson, Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, and Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters were killed in the shooting, and several others were injured.

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Saudi opens fire at Pensacola naval base

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/06/19, 02:36 pm

A Saudi aviation student opened fire in a classroom building on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, killing three people and wounding seven others. A responding sheriff’s deputy shot and killed the attacker, whose name authorities have not released.

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Motive unknown in Pearl Harbor shooting

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/05/19, 10:18 am

A U.S. sailor whose submarine was docked at Pearl Harbor shot and killed two civilian Department of Defense employees Wednesday before taking his own life. The commander of Navy Region Hawaii, Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick, said he didn’t know the motive behind the shooting or whether the attacker and his victims had a prior relationship. A third victim is hospitalized in stable condition.

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