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06 Dec 2019 | 08:12 AM UTC

US: Active shooter reported at military base in Pensacola (Florida state) December 6

Active shooter reported at military base in Pensacola (Florida state) on December 6; facilities under lock own

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Event

An active shooter situation was reported at a naval base in Pensacola, Florida, in the morning (local time) on Friday, December 6. The facilities were on lock down during the situation and ten people, believed to be injured in the incident, were transferred to hospital. The shooter has since been shot and killed. Details are emerging.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions such as road closures are to be expected in the vicinity of the incident.

Advice

Individuals in the Pensacola area are advised to avoid the vicinity of the incident, follow instructions issued by local authorities, and expect disruptions over the coming several hours.