Three wounded in taking pictures at U.S. army base in Hawaii

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(Information) – A gunman opened fireplace on the U.S. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii on Wednesday, base officers stated, with native media reporting that two of the three wounded have been in essential situation and the suspect “secured.”

In a posting on the social community, the bottom stated, “JBPHH safety forces have responded to a reported taking pictures on the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.”

It added, “The incident occurred at roughly 2:30 p.m. As a result of ongoing safety incident, entry/gates to #JBPHH are closed.”

Officers would offer an replace “when we have now additional info,” the posting stated.

A base spokeswoman confirmed that a taking pictures had taken place however declined to present extra particulars.

The gunman had been “secured”, Hawaii Information Now stated, including that three folks had been wounded, with two listed as being in essential situation.

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is a mixed U.S. Air Pressure and Navy Set up positioned eight miles (13 km) from Honolulu.

The incident comes three days earlier than the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 assault on the naval base that led the US to enter World Battle Two by declaring battle on Japan.

Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Modifying by Clarence Fernandez