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Pearl Harbor Shooting: Arizona Memorial lock-down just cleared

Pearl Harbor Shooting: Arizona Memorial lock-down just cleared

Tourists are now safe and the gates to the Pearl Harbor base, are open again, enabling tourists and other visitors to leave the Base and Arizona Memorial. 

Earlier Pearl Harbor was under attack. A reported shooting has shut down access to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii.  Several people were shot and injured, one victim is confirmed dead. A victim was admitted to Queens Medical Center.  The shooter was secured or arrested.

A Naval spokesperson told eTurboNews, the entire base was under lockdown. Visitors were never in danger or were a target of the incident. Some Twitter posts were talking about a terror attack. Visitors are expected to be able and leave Arizona Memorial soon.

The shooting was first reported just after 14.30 at the Naval Shipyard.

he adjacent Honolulu Airport is operating normally. This comes just days before National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

The shipyard’s website calls it the “nation’s largest, most comprehensive Fleet repair and maintenance facility  between the U.S. West Coast and the Far East.”

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise preemptive military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States’ formal entry into World War II the next day

Following an active shooter incident at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), all TheBus services operating within JBPHH are currently disrupted.

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