Florida sheriff’s deputies has killed a Saudi Arabian military pilot training in the United States who sprayed bullets Friday morning at Naval Air Station Pensacola, caused three deaths and a number of others injured.
Pensacola shooting is second deadly gunfire at U.S. naval base this week, although the gunman was taking part in aviation training, confirmed by Federal and state officials, while further details regarding his status will not be revealed with the Saudi military.
US President Donald Trump described on Twitter that Saudi King Salman had called him “to express his sincere condolences and give his sympathies.”
Over the killing of the shooter Saudi people has expressed annoyance as he represented its nation in bad way.
Trump said on Twitter, “The King said that the Saudi people are greatly angered by the barbaric actions of the shooter, and that this person in no way shape or form represents the feelings of the Saudi people who love the American people,”
Authorities have denied disclosing further information about the incident as well as little else about the killings, or their investigation into the deadly attack.
On the other side, Lt. Cmdr. Megan Isaac, a Navy spokeswoman said to not reveal about identifications of those three who have been shot dead by the gunman whether they were service members or civilians.
Two Escambia County sheriff’s deputies of Pensacola shooting were taken to the hospital are expected to survive, while other injured are being treated in the medical care.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said, “I can tell you lives were saved because of the response of people both in uniform with the Navy and in uniform with Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. In one of the darkest days, I think, in the base’s history, you still saw some of that bravery and grit come out.”
Major Law enforcement turned an active shooting inside an air station classroom in the Florida Panhandle city after being reported nearly at 6:51 a.m.
The authorities shut down all exit ways, though the sheriff’s office declared after about an hour after the gunman started taking action.
Pensacola shooting has shaken the community who has strong identification with the base, with many residents either employed there or tied to the industry that sprawls next to Pensacola Bay. Nevertheless, numerous personnel allocated there is approximately half the inhabitants of the city itself.