Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani Bio
Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani is the Saudi Arabian Air Force member, who is identified as the Suspect of Pensacola Active Shooter. He killed three people and wounded eight more at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida on December 6th, 2019. Alshamrani is a Saudi Aviation Student. He was a member of Saudi Arabia’s military training at the station. The Saudi government or the embassy has not yet commented on reports that al-Shamrani was suspected of the attack. He was in the US to learn how to fly American-made military aircraft sold to Saudi Arabia by the US government.
NBC News: Pensacola shooter, identified by law enforcement sources as Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, was a Saudi national who apparently was there for pilot training.
— Ken Dilanian (@KenDilanianNBC) December 6, 2019
Pensacola Active Shooting
On Friday, December 6, 2019, there was an active shooter at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida. At least 11 people were taken to regional hospitals while four people were killed (including the accused). Authorities told the media, two deputies were shot, one in the arm and one in the leg, but they are likely to survive.
NBC News: NAS Pensacola shooter is named Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, from Saudi Arabia pic.twitter.com/zZ8NJs8fgo
— Steve Lookner (@lookner) December 6, 2019
It consisted of two floors from a single building. It’s like a movie because you’ve spent shell casings all the time, said Amber Southard, the sheriff’s office spokesman during a press conference. The AP reported that the building was 633.
Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani Killed
Alshamrani, a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force was shot dead by sheriff’s deputies after the massacre in a classroom at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning.
Saudi Terrorist Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani Shoots Up Pensacola Navy Base 3 Dead, how many more like him? There were a lot of Saudi guys on 9/11/2001, just sayin. https://t.co/833CKgaE1r pic.twitter.com/7mS90k3vjd
— Bill Warner Private Detective (@billdetective) December 6, 2019
The FBI is now investigating whether Alshamrani’s shooting had a terrorism-related motive, NBC News reported. Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the shooter ‘in no way shape or form represents the feelings of the Saudi people.
Al-Shamrani was in the United States on how to fly a US aircraft sold to the Saudi Arabian army. Naval Air Station Pensacola is a training facility with 16,000 members of the military, including servicemen and women serving in the US Allied Armed Forces. Every day, 10,000 more people come to work at the base. Weapons are only authorized at the base for NAS Security staff members.