Reports of an active shooter at Naval Air Station In Pensacola, Florida

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UPDATE: The Escambia County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that an active shooter is dead following an incident at NAS Pensacola.

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"7:48 a.m.- The ECSO can confirm there is no longer an active shooter on NAS Pensacola. The shooter is confirmed dead."

Breaking: Per ABC News, there have been several reports of an active shooter at the Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

The Escambia County Sheriffs Office is reporting that as of 7:15 AM, there an active shooter opened fire at the Naval Air Station Pensacola base. As of this writing, there have been reports of injuries.

The base posted a message on Facebook informing that access gates to the base have been closed. The US Navy tweeted that they are following the situation at the base.

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The US Navy wrote to their 1.2 million followers: "#BREAKING: We are aware of reports of a possible active shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola. More information to follow."

In an update, they wrote: "#UPDATE: NAS Pensacola is on lockdown."

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Baptist Hospital has confirmed that they are receiving patients from the active ongoing incident.

Writing on their official Facebook page in the last hour, the NAS Pensacola said:

"*** Alert ***

"Both gates of NASP are currently secured due to reports of an active shooter. More information will be provided as it becomes available."

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In addition, a Twitter account dedicated to traffic updates in the Pensacola area posted the following:

"Stay away from Gulf Beach Hwy at Navy Blvd. A mass shooting has occurred at NAS Pensacola with multiple wounded. A very large emergency response with medical helicopter en route."

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More on this breaking story as it becomes available...

Reports of an active shooter at Naval Air Station In Pensacola, Florida

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By VT

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UPDATE: The Escambia County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that an active shooter is dead following an incident at NAS Pensacola.

[[facebookwidget||https://www.facebook.com/OfficialECSO/posts/3290252971047645]]

"7:48 a.m.- The ECSO can confirm there is no longer an active shooter on NAS Pensacola. The shooter is confirmed dead."

Breaking: Per ABC News, there have been several reports of an active shooter at the Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

The Escambia County Sheriffs Office is reporting that as of 7:15 AM, there an active shooter opened fire at the Naval Air Station Pensacola base. As of this writing, there have been reports of injuries.

The base posted a message on Facebook informing that access gates to the base have been closed. The US Navy tweeted that they are following the situation at the base.

[[twitterwidget||https://twitter.com/USNavy/status/1202946041215176704]]

The US Navy wrote to their 1.2 million followers: "#BREAKING: We are aware of reports of a possible active shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola. More information to follow."

In an update, they wrote: "#UPDATE: NAS Pensacola is on lockdown."

[[twitterwidget||https://twitter.com/USNavy/status/1202947162600038401]]

Baptist Hospital has confirmed that they are receiving patients from the active ongoing incident.

Writing on their official Facebook page in the last hour, the NAS Pensacola said:

"*** Alert ***

"Both gates of NASP are currently secured due to reports of an active shooter. More information will be provided as it becomes available."

[[facebookwidget||https://www.facebook.com/NASPCOLA/posts/2596586437099181]]

In addition, a Twitter account dedicated to traffic updates in the Pensacola area posted the following:

"Stay away from Gulf Beach Hwy at Navy Blvd. A mass shooting has occurred at NAS Pensacola with multiple wounded. A very large emergency response with medical helicopter en route."

[[twitterwidget||https://twitter.com/EscambiaTraffic/status/1202942613046857728]]

More on this breaking story as it becomes available...