PENSACOLA, FL. (THECOUNT) — Officials say, the suspect in a Friday morning shooting at a Florida naval station was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia, according to reports.

Officials have stopped short of calling the attack terrorism.


The shooter reportedly opened fire inside a classroom in an attack that left at least four people dead and multiple wounded

Suspect has not been identified by name.

As of 7:15 a.m., Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reports an on-going active shooter situation at NAS Pensacola.

There are reports of injuries.

No further information was immediately made available.


Geo quick facts: Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, approximately 13 miles from the border with Alabama, and the county seat of Escambia County, in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 51,923, down from 56,255 at the 2000 census – Wikipedia.

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