Pearl Harbor: US sailor kills himself after shooting three on Hawaii base
Two people have been killed and a third injured after a US navy sailor opened fire at Hawaii’s historic military base at Pearl Harbor.
The gunman, who was serving on board USS Colombia, then killed himself.
A military spokesman confirmed the incident took place at Drydock 2 of the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.
The victims are all civilian Department of Defense employees.
Governor David Ige said on Twitter: “I join in solidarity with the people of Hawaii as we express our heartbreak over this tragedy and concern for those affected by the shooting,”
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is a combined US Air Force and Navy Installation located eight miles from Honolulu.
The incident comes three days before the anniversary of the 7 December 1941 attack on the naval base that led the United States to enter the Second World War by declaring war on Japan.