U.S. sailor kills 2, then himself at Pearl Harbor base

An American sailor serving on the USS Columbia submarine shot two civil servants and then killed himself at Pearl Harbor military base in Hawaii. Another man was injured.

The shooting occurred at 2:30 p.m. local time. The identity of the shooter and the dead are not yet revealed.

The victims were civilians in the Ministry of Defence, and the survivor was in a stable condition.

Rear Admiral Robb Chadwick, speaking at a press conference, said it was unclear whether the shooter deliberately chose his victims or fired on random people. According to him, the attacker served on the USS Columbia submarine.
The vessel is currently undergoing maintenance at the Pearl Harbor Shipyard, U.S. media reported.

Chadwick expressed condolences to the families of the victims and victims. He said the incident is being investigated by the military base security service and the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigation Service.

Governor David Ige of Hawaii said on Twitter that the White House offered its help.

The shooting occurred just three days after the 78th anniversary of the Japanese military aircraft attack on Pearl Harbor, which killed more than 2,300 people.