The individual who attacked Naval Air Station Pensacola hosted a party to watch videos of mass shootings before the incident, the Associated Press (AP) reported.
According to the AP:
A US official says the Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a Florida naval base had hosted a dinner party the night before to watch videos of mass shootings. https://t.co/gZzeVS9qfk
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 7, 2019
Breitbart News reported that an attacker allegedly used a handgun to fatally shoot three people December 6, 2019, and wound many more. The gunman was shot and killed by Escambia County sheriff’s deputies.
NBC 6 South Florida tweeted a photo of the attacker:
UPDATE: Officials have identified the Pensacola naval base shooting suspect as Mohammed Saeed A Alshamrani. Authorities say they are investigating if the incident is terrorism-related. The latest here: https://t.co/eUmEqv4RU7 pic.twitter.com/dr6bm4CeLO
— NBC 6 South Florida (@nbc6) December 6, 2019
Hours after the Pensacola attack, Breitbart News noted a New York Times report indicating six Saudis were detained after the shooting. Three of the six allegedly filmed the entire attack.
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