3 dead, including shooter in Pearl Harbor shooting

The shooter, 22-year-old G. Romero, shot three civilians with his service weapon, killing two of them, before taking his own life at Pearl Harbor Navy Base.
1:51 | 12/06/19

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There is also new reporting at this hour after that deadly shooting at the naval shipyard at pearl harbor. A sailor opening fire on three civilian workers, then taking his own life. Two of those workers were killed, another wounded. Tonight, we have now learned the name of that sailor, and here's ABC's Kaylee Hartung on the scene tonight. Reporter: Tonight, authorities investigating why a U.S. Navy sailor opened fire on the historic joint base at pearl harbor. A military official says G Romero, a 22-year-old active duty seaman, used his m-4 service rifle to shoot three civilian workers in the shipyard, then killed himself with his m-9 service piston. Witnesses say he was dressed in uniform. Two victims were killed, the third, a 36-year-old man, is in stable condition, recovering in the hospital. We have no indication yet whether they were targeted or if it was a random shooting. Reporter: The rampage put the base on lockdown Wednesday afternoon. Emergency personnel responding within minutes. I heard a bunch of shots going off in the area, and we were told by my chief to hunker down. Reporter: Romero had been assigned to the "Uss Columbia," a submarine currently undergoing maintenance at pearl harbor's dry dock. The tragedy shocking the base, just as it prepares to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. Generations of locals have worked in that shipyard. Certainly a tragedy for anyone here. Let's get to Kaylee Hartung, live from pearl harbor tonight. We know the anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor is just a couple of days from now, major ceremonies planned there? Reporter: Yes, that's right, David. And military officials right now are discussing whether they should upgrade their security for this annual event. Dignitaries and about a dozen survivors from the 1941 attack are expected to be here this weekend. The FBI is assisting in cis in its investigation. David? Kaylee Hartung, thank you. And next, to the historic

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