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US Suspect identified in shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

04:10  06 december  2019
04:10  06 december  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Three wounded in shooting at U.S. military base in Hawaii

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The shooter was confirmed as a US sailor but was not named. The victims have not been identified . "Officials at Joint Base Pearl Harbor -Hickam report the shooting incident at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard has been secured," a Navy public information officer told Insider.

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A 22-year-old active-duty sailor opened fire on three civilian employees, killing two, before he fatally shot himself at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard near Honolulu on Wednesday, a military official said.

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The Joint Base Pearl Harbor -Hickam identified the shooter as a U.S. sailor who injured three Department of Defense civilian workers before killing himself. Security forces said they responded to a "reported shooting " at around 2:30 p.m. in the vicinity of the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard 's Dry

The suspected shooter was identified as 22-year-old G. Romero. He opened fire on shipyard personnel with his M4 service rifle and then used his M9 service pistol to shoot himself, the official said.

Three civilian Department of Defense workers were found shot in the vicinity of the base's Dry Dock 2. Two died and a third is in the hospital in stable condition, according to Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick, commander, Navy Region Hawaii.

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A motive for the shooting is not yet known.

The sailor served on the USS Columbia, a submarine stationed at Pearl Harbor, Chadwick said.

The shipyard commander, Capt. Greg Burton, said in a statement, "No words will convey the full measure of sorrow from today’s tragedy. This loss will be felt throughout our shipyard ‘Ohana, greater shipyard & NAVSEA family, submarine force, and the Navy as a whole."

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The gunman is dead and three others are injured after a shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard near Honolulu on Wednesday. The shooter has been tentatively identified as a sailor, according to Lydia Robertson, a spokesperson for the base.

Joint Base Pearl Harbor -Hickam is a combined U.S. Air Force and Navy Installation located 8 miles (13 km) from Honolulu. The incident comes three days before the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on the naval base that led the United States to enter World War Two by declaring war on Japan.

"For any who have worked alongside those lost today, please reach out to your chain of command and let them know so that we can facilitate time for you to begin to process this tragedy," Burton said. "As we mourn the loss of members of our ‘Ohana, please take the opportunity to reconnect with each other and to reinforce and strengthen the bonds with each other. We value each one of you deeply and we are here for you."

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The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. local time, according to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam officials. A lockdown was lifted at about 4 p.m. local time.

Base security and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service are currently investigating.

"While the investigation into this incident continues, my thoughts and aloha are with the victims of the terrible tragedy at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and with their families," Hawaiian Sen. Mazie Hirono said in a statement. "I join all of Hawaii in expressing our gratitude to the first responders who rush toward danger every day to keep us safe."

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi lifts lockdown after suspect taken into custody, base says .
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi was placed on lockdown for about an hour Wednesday morning and a suspect was taken into custody, NAS Corpus Christi said on Facebook. © Provided by CNNNo shots were fired and no injuries have been reported, according to Navy spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Megan Isaac.The shelter-in-place order has since been lifted, and the gates to the base were opened for normal traffic, the base said.Corpus Christi police are not on the Naval Air Station base but were called to assist with traffic control, according to a spokesperson for the department.

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