Skip to comments.3 US Navy sailors killed in the Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward gunman, officials say
Posted on 12/08/2019 3:55:18 AM PST by BenLurkin
Investigators have been trying to determine what motivated a gunman who opened fire in a classroom building on Friday at the Naval Air Station Pensacola. He used a handgun and was killed after two deputies exchanged gunfire with him.
The shooter was identified by the FBI as Mohammed Alshamrani -- a 21-year-old second lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian air force. He was a student naval flight officer, according to an FBI spokesperson. The shooter does not appear to have ties to terrorist groups, two sources told CNN.
Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan told CNN's Erin Burnett that the FBI had secured the areas on base where the shooter was staying and they had recovered his laptop and cell phone.
A senior administration official told CNN that investigators found some concerning statements and online materials but noted that it was still early in the investigation.
Before Friday's attack, Alshamrani watched mass shooting videos at a dinner party, The New York Times reported, citing a source with knowledge of the investigation but not authorized to speak publicly.
Alshamrani and a small group of Saudi nationals had just traveled to New York City over the Thanksgiving holiday, a law enforcement source told CNN.
They visited several museums and the Rockefeller Center, where the Christmas tree lighting was taking place. Authorities don't know why they traveled to the city...
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“The shooter does not appear to have ties to terrorist groups”
Yes, he obviously had ties to the world’s largest terrorist group - Islam.
For someone who was determined to kill Americans and watched videos about mass shootings, this guy didn’t do a very good job. There are more Saudis detained than fatalities; God bless the men who helped stop this rampage, and comfort their families.
Can’t figure out a motive.
It’s jihad and the muslims are laughing themselves silly.
Hang them publicly and bury them wrapped in a pig skin.
I was going to say bacon, but that would be a waste of perfectly good bacon.
Don’t worry. The ACLU and CAIR are judge shopping as we speak and will soon have this horrible, discriminatory, illegal manhunt outlawed.
Soak his corpse in pork grease and bury him head down in Pensacola, this will keep him from his 72 virgins.
Yes, this is a puzzler. I am clueless, just like the investigators. I still don't see anything we can go on to determine motive.
These investigators - are these the same people who are portrayed in TV shows like NCIS? When they say they can’t find a motive, it always comes out as the dumbest thing a grown-up has said today, this month, whatever.
Its a mystery, Ben. We may never know.
Hey Islam. Call of the puppets. We’ll be good dhimmis. Our overlords are properly subduing us. OUR MOFOS must’ve given your GOFOS the green light for SLAUGHTER. It’s what they do in the D,C. (Divide & Control) Power Center.
Not necessary to go down that road, but if it is...why are your twin towers still standing?
Our dhimmis are good dhimmis.
(Thanks media and radio yakkers)
NOT REALLY YOU POS SCUM
Oh... and your PENTAGON and all its occupants are having an enjoyable day I suppose...
Our dhimmis are working hard on having us properly subdued.
(R.I.P. Barbara BKO and the rest)
EVERYBODY KNOWS it was caused by the filmmaker and the video, RIGHT HILLARY?
Even Ray R.I.P. thank you sir Charles could see that.
Meanwhile, it took only around 3 hours on the afternoon of November 22, 1963 for then-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to call LBJ and let him know they had the case wrapped up and closed. JFK had been assassinated by a “lone gunman” whom the FBI already had in custody. Yeah. Right.
Authorities don't know why they traveled to the city...
Obviously they went to NYC to enjoy the wonderful Christmas celebrations, celebrate the birth of our Lord, and start the holy Advent season. Duh! Isnt that obvious?
Headline doesnt match the story.
Would the politicians who put in the law to disarm these soldiers on their bases have done the same.. or do they want to now pass another law making it illegal to to do anything other than run and hide?
The interesting part of this story to me is that any potential Saudi co- conspirators are probably better off facing the US justice system. If we send them back, the likely will be beheaded by the king.
Obviously, what motivated him was the lack of strict gun control in America.
Heads up Islam. BOLO for Greta Thorn-in-our-side preaching the NEW RELIGION. She might come with an entourage from the UNaccountable bureaucrats base camp headed to Mecca and Medina. Of course to you, she might only be a gnat-on-the-azz of the goat you are humping.
Oh and speaking of Great Satan...lets get new Milestones and be specific. This general divide & conquer from creeps is BS.
Were your FAT AZZ RULERS too lazy to issue a fatwah, or was HERS TOO BIG to put it on?
Hows that donation to the ClintonGI and or CIA money working out for you?
Whom among you, is looting you, robbing your time of life, dividing you?
Yes we have are own problems...
We can work on ours. Americans are great workers.
PBUH, Humans, JC, A, U, I and R families.
1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1-2-3
No, that will be illegal too.
Your only legal action will be to allow yourself to be shot and killed by the Muslim.
The shooter at Pear Harbor last week was on watch with a loaded weapon. He had reported his need for counseling and they put a loaded gun in his hands.
More reason for everyone to be armed and not just a select few.
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