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Civilian Fatally Shoots Sailor Aboard
U.S. Navy Destroyer

NBC News, by Jim Miklaszewski, Alexander Smith *

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Posted By:JoElla Bee, 3/25/2014 10:16:50 AM

A civilian fatally shot a sailor aboard a docked U.S. Navy destroyer in Virginia on Monday night before he was shot dead by security forces, officials said. The suspect had authorized access to Naval Station Norfolk, the world´s largest naval base, where he was able to wrestle a handgun from a security guard, U.S. Navy officials told NBC News. He shot dead a sailor aboard USS Mahan, which was docked at Pier 1, before being fatally gunned down by security forces, the officials said. Both the victim and suspect were male. The shooting happened at about 11:30 p.m. and the

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Refried, 3/25/2014 10:38:40 AM     (No. 9783326)

Lovers quarrel?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 3/25/2014 11:04:18 AM     (No. 9783371)

Jethro Gibbs, Tony DiNozzo and McGee will get to the bottom of this.
Just more "workplace violence" I suppose

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 3/25/2014 11:12:12 AM     (No. 9783388)

"...he was able to wrestle a handgun from a security guard..."

Contracted security guard, of course, and no doubt fully up to speed in his training.

The DC Navy Yard shooting took place only six months´ ago. What lessons were learned? Apparently none.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 3/25/2014 11:20:15 AM     (No. 9783403)

Trust me Poster #2, if it´s ´workplace violence´, Gibbs will be looking for a white, Conservative, Christian, card carrying member of the NRA male who smokes. If there is a member of the ´religion of peace´ involved in ANY WAY, he/she will be the smartest, most honest, sympathetic, understanding person ever depicted on TV. (kind of like how Blacks and homosexuals are portrayed).

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Reply 5 - Posted by: A Burrite, 3/25/2014 11:27:19 AM     (No. 9783417)

You got that right #1.
Authorized or not, what the h-e-double-toothpicks is a civilian doing on board a destroyer at night?
OK,you got that right #1.

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