Two dead in Naval Base shooting

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(WAVY) A civilian fatally shot a sailor aboard a docked U.S. Navy destroyer in Virginia on Monday night before he was shot dead by security forces, officials said.

The suspect had authorized access to Naval Station Norfolk, the world’s largest naval base, where he was able to wrestle a handgun from a security guard, U.S. Navy officials told NBC News.

He shot dead a sailor aboard USS Mahan, which was docked at Pier 1, before being fatally gunned down by security forces, the officials said. Both the victim and suspect were male.

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