Trump spoke with Saudi king after Saudi national killed 3 at Pensacola naval base

by Daniel Payne · Dec 6th, 2019 4:38 pm

Last Updated Dec 6th, 2019 at 7:26 pm

President Trump on Friday said that he spoke with King Salman of Saudi Arabia following a deadly shooting at a naval air station in Pensacola that was perpetrated by a Saudi national.

The shooting left four dead, including the assailant, and seven other wounded.

Trump tweeted that the king "express[ed] his sincere condolences" in the wake of the attack that claimed three lives, including the life of the shooter, and injured seven others. The shooter was reportedly a member of the Saudi military.

The shooting is being investigated as a possible terror attack.