Sailor kills 2, himself in attack at Pearl Harbor shipyard

HONOLULU (KWCH) Update 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

Security stands outside the main gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Honolulu. A shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii left at least one person injured Wednesday, military and hospital officials said. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam spokesman Charles Anthony confirmed that there was an active shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

A gunman identified as a sailor and two civilian victims are dead after Wednesday afternoon's shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

The two victims who died, both men, were initially taken to hospitals in extremely critical condition, Hawaii News Now reports. A third victim, a 36-year-old man, remains in guarded condition.

The sailor shot the three men, all civilian employees, before turning the gun on himself, News Now reports.


Update 8:50 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

A gunman is dead and three people are injured, two critically after a Wednesday afternoon shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

Hawaii News Now reports the gunman is dead and two of three civilians shot have life-threatening injuries.

The station reports the gunman was a sailor who fatally shot himself after shooting the three civilian employees at the shipyard.

The shooting necessitated a lockdown, which was lifted about 90 minutes after first responders were called to the base.

As of about 5 p.m. local time, NewsNow reports from authorities that more than 100 witnesses were being interviewed.


At least three people are injured, two critically, in an active shooter situation at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, according to Hawaii News Now.

The base has been locked down and people are urged to take cover.

Witnesses tell the HNN reports the shooting happened at Drydock 2 around 2:30 p.m. local time.

The local news outlet says one person is in stable condition while two others are in critical condition, and the shooter is down.

Saturday, Dec. 7, marks the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.