Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Naval Station Norfolk Shooting Leaves Sailor, Suspect Dead

The U.S. Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia offered the below news release:
NORFOLK, Va., Mar. 25, 2014 - A male sailor and a male civilian suspect are dead following a shooting here last night.

Naval security forces killed the suspect.

The incident occurred at about 11:20 p.m. at Pier 1 on board USS Mahan.

No other injuries have been reported. The naval station was put on lockdown as a precautionary measure. The lockdown lasted about 45 minutes.

With the exception of Pier 1, operations have returned to normal. Counselors from Navy Fleet and Family Service Center are on hand.

The shooting and the details surrounding it are under investigation.

Note: The above photos were released by the U.S. Navy.

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