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US Navy identifies gunman and victims from Pearl Harbor shipyard shooting

02:45  07 december  2019
02:45  07 december  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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

  Three wounded in shooting at U.S. military base in Hawaii Three wounded in shooting at U.S. military base in HawaiiIn a posting on the social network, the base said, "JBPHH security forces have responded to a reported shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

Shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard leaves 2 dead, one injured. Robert Chadwick confirmed that three people were killed including the gunman in the shooting , which took " Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard is a vital part of our Navy ohana, & we have generations of people, families, who work there.

A U.S. sailor shot three Department of Defense civilian workers during an active shooter situation at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard , the military reported. Two people were killed, and the shooter was dead. The gunman has been identified as 22-year-old Gabriel Romero. The victims who were

A Navy sailor who opened fire at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii on Wednesday has been identified as Gabriel Antonio Romero, the Navy confirmed to Fox News on Thursday.

  Navy identifies gunman and victims from Pearl Harbor shipyard shooting © Getty

Romero, a Texas native and machinist's mate auxilliary fireman, was just a week shy of his two-year anniversary with the Navy when the incident occurred. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Navy confirmed.

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The shooting took place near the USS Columbia, a Los Angeles-class attack submarine, which Romero had been stationed at since June 28, 2018.

Sailor at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Fatally Shoots 2, Injures 1 and Kills Himself, U.S. Says

  Sailor at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Fatally Shoots 2, Injures 1 and Kills Himself, U.S. Says A United States sailor opened fire at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard on Wednesday, fatally shooting two shipyard workers and injuring another before killing himself, the authorities said. The motive for the shooting, which occurred around 2:30 p.m. local time at a dry dock on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, was not immediately clear. It was also not clear whether the active duty sailor targeted the three shipyard workers — Department of Defense civilians — or fired indiscriminately.The sailor was assigned to the U.S.S. Columbia, a submarine docked at the shipyard for maintenance, Rear Adm. Robert B.

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.

The navy official added that the victims were civilian shipyard workers. He did not disclose the identities of the victims or the shooter . It was also immediately not known about the motivation behind the incident. Joint Base Pearl Harbor -Hickam is a combined Air Force and Navy Installation located

The submarine, homeported in Pearl Harbor, remains in dry dock at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for routine maintenance.

The shooter was an active-duty U.S. Navy petty officer attached to the submarine, according to a Navy official.

Romero shot three civilians before turning the gun on himself. The Navy identified the victims as Vincent J. Kapoi and Roldan A. Agustin, both Hawaii natives who worked at the base.

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Kapoi was a metals inspector apprentice through the shipyard's Intermediate Maintenance Facility Apprentice Program. Agustin was a shop planner.

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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