ABC News reports:
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office confirms that an active shooter is dead following an incident as NAS Pensacola. Authorities say the shooter was shot and killed by deputies at the base.
The sheriff’s office confirms there are multiple injuries being reported and that the area is currently being cleared. Baptist Hospital confirms that five currently patients are in their care. It’s unknown exactly where on the base the shooting took place.
A resident who lives in the neighborhood says she learned about the incident after receiving an all-call. She says the all-call advised everyone to get somewhere safe and that the base is under lockdown.
Authorities are responding to reports of a shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said. The station employs more than 16,000 military personnel.
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DEVELOPING: Reports of a shooting incident at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida panhandle, sheriff’s office tells @NBCNews
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