2 die in shooting at Virginia naval station – CNN.com


(CNN) — A civilian breached security and boarded a U.S. Navy destroyer at Virginia’s Naval Station Norfolk Monday night, where he fatally shot a sailor on the ship before security personnel shot and killed him, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday.

The Navy earlier confirmed that two men, a civilian and a sailor, were killed in a shooting Monday night on the destroyer USS Mahan.

The incident took place at Pier 1 around 11:20 p.m., according the naval station’s Facebook page. No other injuries were reported, and the names of the people involved were not released.

Naval Station Norfolk was briefly locked down.

via 2 die in shooting at Virginia naval station – CNN.com.

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