‘Our hearts are heavy’: Naval Academy confirms death of recent grad in Pensacola shooting

One of the three sailors shot and killed Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola graduated from the Naval Academy graduate in May, the academy confirmed Sunday. Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, 23, reported to Pensacola last month to begin his aviation training. Friday morning, a man identified as a Saudi military officer entered a classroom at the air station and opened fire with a handgun, killing three navy sailors and wounding two sheriff’s deputies before the shooter was shot and killed by one of the deputies. Eight additional people were injured. The fatal attack is being investigated as an act of terrorism, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said during a news conference Sunday. (Balt. Sun)

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