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NBC News 21 May 2020

FBI: Shooting At Texas Naval Air Station Was Terrorism Related

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Law enforcement officials say a man drove up to the main gate at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and shot a security officer before he was then shot and killed by military police.


The FBI says a shooting at Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi in Texas that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as "terrorism-related." (May 21)
FBI says shooting at Texas Naval air station was terrorism related, CDC updates guidance on how coronavirus spreads, and U.S. gives $1 billion boost to Oxford vaccine effort.

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Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray will hold a virtual press conference at the Department of Justice announcing updates in the criminal investigation of the Dec. 6, 2019, shootings at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida which killed three U.S. Service members and wounded eight other Americans.
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is on lockdown after reports of an active shooter. 

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FBI JUST THIS WEEK PUBLICLY REVEALED HAD LINKED TO AL QAEDA.
PUBLICLY REVEALED HAD LINKED TO AL QAEDA. PETE WILLIAMS HAS
LINKED TO AL QAEDA. PETE WILLIAMS HAS BREAKING DETAILS.
PETE WILLIAMS HAS BREAKING DETAILS. >> Reporter: SHOTS
BREAKING DETAILS. >> Reporter: SHOTS RANG OUT AT 6:15 AT
>> Reporter: SHOTS RANG OUT AT 6:15 AT THE CORPUS CHRISTI.
RANG OUT AT 6:15 AT THE CORPUS CHRISTI. THEY IMMEDIATELY WENT
THE CORPUS CHRISTI. THEY IMMEDIATELY WENT ON LOCKDOWN.
THEY IMMEDIATELY WENT ON LOCKDOWN. LAW ENFORCEMENT
ON LOCKDOWN. LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS SAY A MAN
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS SAY A MAN DROVE UP TO THE MAIN
OFFICIALS SAY A MAN DROVE UP TO THE MAIN GATE.
DROVE UP TO THE MAIN GATE. WHEN A SECURITY
GATE. WHEN A SECURITY OFFICER APPROACHED HIS
WHEN A SECURITY OFFICER APPROACHED HIS CAR, HE SHOT HER WITH
OFFICER APPROACHED HIS CAR, HE SHOT HER WITH A HANDGUN.
CAR, HE SHOT HER WITH A HANDGUN. BECAUSE SHE HAD ON A
A HANDGUN. BECAUSE SHE HAD ON A BULLETPROOF VEST, SHE
BECAUSE SHE HAD ON A BULLETPROOF VEST, SHE WAS NOT HURT.
BULLETPROOF VEST, SHE WAS NOT HURT. THE MAN THEN GOT OUT
WAS NOT HURT. THE MAN THEN GOT OUT OF THE CAR WITH A
THE MAN THEN GOT OUT OF THE CAR WITH A RIFLE AND WAS SHOT BY
OF THE CAR WITH A RIFLE AND WAS SHOT BY MILITARY POLICE.
RIFLE AND WAS SHOT BY MILITARY POLICE. IT WAS TERRORISM, THE
MILITARY POLICE. IT WAS TERRORISM, THE FBI SAYS.
IT WAS TERRORISM, THE FBI SAYS. >> WE HAVE DETERMINED
FBI SAYS. >> WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT THE INCIDENT THIS
>> WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT THE INCIDENT THIS MORNING AT THE NAVAL
THAT THE INCIDENT THIS MORNING AT THE NAVAL AIR STATION IN CORPUS
MORNING AT THE NAVAL AIR STATION IN CORPUS CHRISTI IS TERRORISM
AIR STATION IN CORPUS CHRISTI IS TERRORISM RELATED.
CHRISTI IS TERRORISM RELATED. WE ARE WORKING
RELATED. WE ARE WORKING DILIGENTLY WITH OUR
WE ARE WORKING DILIGENTLY WITH OUR STATE, LOCAL, AND
DILIGENTLY WITH OUR STATE, LOCAL, AND FEDERAL PARTNERS ON
STATE, LOCAL, AND FEDERAL PARTNERS ON THIS INVESTIGATION
FEDERAL PARTNERS ON THIS INVESTIGATION WHICH IS FLUID AND
THIS INVESTIGATION WHICH IS FLUID AND EVOLVING.
WHICH IS FLUID AND EVOLVING. >> Reporter: LAW
EVOLVING. >> Reporter: LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS
>> Reporter: LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS SAY THE GUNMAN WAS
ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS SAY THE GUNMAN WAS FROM THE AREA, IN HIS
SAY THE GUNMAN WAS FROM THE AREA, IN HIS EARLY 20s.
FROM THE AREA, IN HIS EARLY 20s. THEY FOUND TERROR
EARLY 20s. THEY FOUND TERROR RELATED COMMUNICATIONS
THEY FOUND TERROR RELATED COMMUNICATIONS ON HIS ELECTRONIC
RELATED COMMUNICATIONS ON HIS ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
ON HIS ELECTRONIC DEVICES. THE FBI ALSO SAID IT
DEVICES. THE FBI ALSO SAID IT WAS FOLLOWING REPORTS
THE FBI ALSO SAID IT WAS FOLLOWING REPORTS THAT ANOTHER PERSON IN
WAS FOLLOWING REPORTS THAT ANOTHER PERSON IN THE AREA MAY HAVE BEEN
THAT ANOTHER PERSON IN THE AREA MAY HAVE BEEN CONNECTED TO TODAY’S
THE AREA MAY HAVE BEEN CONNECTED TO TODAY’S SHOOTING, BUT THERE’S
CONNECTED TO TODAY’S SHOOTING, BUT THERE’S NO FURTHER WORD ON
SHOOTING, BUT THERE’S NO FURTHER WORD ON THAT.
NO FURTHER WORD ON THAT. THIS IS THE SECOND
THAT. THIS IS THE SECOND TERROR RELATED ATTACK
THIS IS THE SECOND TERROR RELATED ATTACK ON A U.S. NAVAL

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