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Sailor kills two, injures one at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard before shooting self

Posted: 5:16 PM, Dec 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-04 23:21:39-05
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (KGTV) -- A U.S. Navy sailor killed two U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees and wounded another before turning the gun on himself at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, according to Hawaii News Now .

The two victims who died were men, but their identities haven't been released at this time. The third victim, a 36-year-old man, is currently in the hospital.

Around 5:30 p.m. PST, a spokesman said the situation had been "contained." A witness reported seeing the gunman, a sailor assigned to the USS Columbia, fatally shoot himself.

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It's unclear whether or not the gunman knew the victims, Rear Admiral Robert Chadwick told Hawaii News Now.

A portion of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam was placed on lockdown as a PA system told people to take cover. The base was reopened around 6 p.m.

Witnesses tell Hawaii News Now that the shooting happened at one of the dry docks at the shipyard.

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