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Gunman and two others dead in shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

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HONOLULU, HI (ABC/WTNH) — The gunman is dead and three others were injured after a shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard near Honolulu on Wednesday.

The shooter has been identified as a 22-year-old, active-duty sailor.

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Three Department of Defense workers were shot before the gunman turned the gun on himself, according to Lydia Robertson, a spokesperson for the base.

According to a Navy official, two of the civilian victims have died, one is in stable condition being treated for their wounds at the hospital.

“Obviously our thoughts are with the families of the victims and everyone involved.” – Navy spokesperson

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The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. local time, according to a post on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Twitter account.

The incident took place this afternoon in the vicinity of the dry dock #2.

Honolulu EMS sent multiple ambulances to the scene, and Honolulu Fire responded with six units, including almost two dozen firefighters.

Lockdown on the base was lifted at about 4 p.m. local time.

Base security and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service are currently investigating. The names will not be released until next of kin have been notified.

Pearl Harbor shipyard is the location of the infamous December 7, 1941 attack by the Japanese that brought the United States in to World War II.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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