Four confirmed dead, seven injured after active shooter situation at Naval Air Station Pensacola

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UDPATE: (11:47 a.m.) (AP) A U.S. official says the Florida Naval Station shooting suspect was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia and authorities are investigating if the shooting was terrorism-related.

UPDATE: (10:43 a.m.) — NAS Pensacola confirms the shooting happened in Building 633. Currently, the base is on lockdown for first responders to secure the scene.  Base security and the Navy Criminal Investigative Service are currently investigating the shooting.  The names of the victims will not be released until the next of kin is notified.

UPDATE: (10:33 a.m.) — News 5 spoke to County Commissioner, Lumon May.

UPDATE: (10:12 a.m.) — Gov. Ron DeSantis tweets in response to the NAS Pensacola shooting. He is currently on his to Pensacola from Miami.

UPDATE (10:01 a.m.) — The shooting took place in a classroom setting.

UPDATE (9:52 a.m.) — 7 confirmed injured. 4 confirmed dead. Overall, 11 people were shot.

UPDATE (9:40 a.m.) — ECSO confirms four dead. Active shooter was killed by deputy.

UPDATE (9:30 a.m.) — Eight patients have been admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola.

UPDATE (9:03 a.m.) — Officials with Sacred Heart Hospital say they have admitted six patients.

UPDATE (8:28 a.m.) — The Associated Press confirms that 11 people have been hospitalized.

UPDATE (8:26 a.m.) — NAS Pensacola confirms that two people are dead in addition to the shooter.

UPDATE (8:10 a.m.) — The U.S. Navy confirms one person is dead in addition to the shooter.

UPDATE (7:50 a.m.) — The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office says the shooter on NAS Pensacola is dead.

UPDATE (7:45 a.m.) — Officials with Baptist Hospital say they have admitted five patients.

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — Military officials are working an active shooter situation at NAS Pensacola. Pensacola Police Public Information Officer Mike Wood confirms that PPD is assisting.

Statement released from Representative Matt Gaetz: “Please pray for our military service members, law enforcement, and other first responders as they work to address the situation.”

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