at The US military base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, shot on Wednesday evening, an Unknown and at least three people injured. The health condition of two Victims was critical, reported local media.
The gunman was dead, it was said at the station, Hawaii News Now, citing eyewitnesses. An army spokesman confirmed that security forces had responded in the early afternoon to reports of a firearms use, and the base had been temporarily blocked. The situation was now under control.
On armored Honolulu Police vehicle enters the gate at Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam. #HINews @corylumphoto pic.twitter.com/8mDnSdDAqX— Honolulu Civil Beat (@civil beat) December 5, 2019
A witness told local media that he had been sitting at his Computer when he heard gunshots. He got to see three victims lying on the floor. The shooter appears to have worn a Marine or sailor's uniform and killed himself.
According to the TV station, Hawaii News Now was the injured civilians. The incident occurred near to the southern entrance of the sprawling Marine base.
The shots were fired shortly before the anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor: a surprise attack by the Japanese air force on the US Pacific fleet on 7. In December 1941, there were more than 2400 US soldiers killed. Subsequently, the United States entered the Second world war. (chk/sda)
Created: 05.12.2019, 04:17 PM