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Investigators are probing a report that the suspect in the deadly Florida naval base shooting watched mass-shooting videos in the presence of some friends in the days leading up to the attack, two people briefed on the probe told ABC News.

Three people were killed during the shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning. The alleged shooter, identified by authorities as Mohammed Alshamrani, 21, a Saudi national and second lieutenant the country’s air force who was in the United States for flight training, was shot and killed at the scene by Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies, authorities said.

“We are, as we do in most active shooter investigations, working with the presumption that this was an act of terrorism,” Rachel Rojas, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Jacksonville, Florida, field office and the lead investigator on the Pensacola shooting, said at a news conference Sunday. “This allows us to take advantage of investigative techniques that can help us move more quickly, identify and then eliminate any additional potential threats to the rest of our community.”

She emphasized the investigation has yet to find “any information that indicates any additional potential threats to the rest of the community.”

Gun purchase legally
Rojas said Alshamrani used a Model 45 Glock 9 mm handgun. She said the gun was purchased “legally and lawfully” in Florida but declined to release specific information on when and where. Read more

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Three people were killed during the shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning. The alleged shooter, identified by authorities as Mohammed Alshamrani, 21, a Saudi national and second lieutenant the country’s air force who was in the United States for flight training, was shot and killed at the scene by Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies, authorities said.