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Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

One year ago   |   By Boston Herald

By BRENDAN FARRINGTON
PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shootings, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday.
One of the three students who attended the dinner party videotaped outside the building while the shooting was taking place at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday, said the U.S. official, who spoke on condition of anonymity after being briefed by federal authorities. Two other Saudi students watched from a car, the...
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Saudi Air Force member who killed 3 at U.S. Navy base had watched mass-shooting videos

One year ago   |   By NBC News

The shooter was at a dinner prior to Friday's rampage at which mass-shooting videos were viewed, an official said.
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Base Gunman Reportedly Hosted Dinner Party to Watch Mass Shooting Videos Before Attack

One year ago   |   By Slate

Officials have yet to find any ties to international terrorist groups and say the gunman appears to have been self-radicalized.
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Pensacola shooter ‘held mass-shooting dinner party' where fellow Saudi students watched disturbing videos - report

Pensacola shooter ‘held mass-shooting dinner party' where fellow Saudi students watched disturbing videos - report

One year ago   |   By RT

The Saudi gunman who killed three people at a US naval base in Florida on Friday had reportedly held a dinner party days earlier, at which guests watched video footage of mass shootings.
At least ten Saudi military students were being held at Naval Air Station Pensacola and several more were “unaccounted for” after the Friday shooting that left at least three dead and eight injured, an anonymous US official told AP on Saturday.
While the gunman was shot on the spot, the source said that another student videotaped the scene of the shooting on Friday, while another two watched from inside a...
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Pensacola shooter hosted dinner party to watch mass shooting videos: report

Pensacola shooter hosted dinner party to watch mass shooting videos: report

One year ago   |   By New York Post

The Saudi Arabian national who killed three people at Pensacola Naval Air Station hosted a dinner party to view a sick sampling of mass shooting videos the night before his rampage, a report on Saturday said. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani and three other Saudi students watched the videos, a US official told the Associated Press. One of...
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