ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The United States Naval Academy said that a former Midshipman was shot and killed Friday at a naval base in Florida.
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According to the USNA, Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson reported to Pensacola to begin the aviation training pipeline last month.
On Friday, a member of the Saudi Arabian military training at Naval Air Station Pensacola opened fire in a classroom building on the base. Officials said four people died, including the 2019 Naval Academy graduate and eight others were injured.
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The FBI said they are investigating the shooting on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism.
Watson was a mechanical engineering major, who was assigned to naval aviation. He also captained the 2018-2019 Rifle and was a member of 10th company.