Saudi Air Force officer in training at Pensacola dead after killing 3 in on-base shooting

Saudi Air Force officer in training at Pensacola dead after killing 3 in on-base shooting
Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan briefs media afetr on-base shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Station, 6 Dec 2091. Base commander CAPT Timothy Kinsella on right. NBC News video

[Ed. – Horrible. Wouldn’t give you a plugged nickel for the lives of this guy’s commanding officer or his family.  The king and Mohammed bin Salman will take this personally.]

The suspect in a shooting that killed three people and injured several others at a naval base in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday morning was a member of the Saudi Air Force who was in the U.S. for training, officials said.

Several law enforcement sources identified the gunman, who was killed in the incident, as Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani. …

Two Escambia County sheriff’s deputies, who were at the scene immediately after reports of shots fired at about 6:50 a.m., were injured in an exchange of gunfire with the shooter, who had a handgun, authorities said.

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One officer was shot in the arm, and the other was shot in the leg and was in surgery, Chief Deputy Chip Simmons said at a news conference. They were both expected to survive. …

[S]ix other people were injured, officials said.

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