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BREAKING: City of Pensacola, site of terror shooting, now under cyberattack: Report

The city of Pensacola, Florida, where four people died in a mass shooting on Friday, is now experiencing a cyberattack.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi national who was training to be a pilot, allegedly shot three people at the Naval Air Station Pensacola before he was killed by police gunfire. As the New York Times reports, the FBI is investigation the incident as an act of terrorism, and authorities are continuing to interview anyone who was in contact with the suspected gunman, and are working to determine if he acted alone.

According to the Pensacola News Journal, Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson said in a news conference on Monday that apparent cyberattacks had disabled all of the communication systems at City Hall. The sanitation department and Pensacola Energy have also been affected.

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The cyberattacks began on Saturday afternoon and have continued for two days, the mayor reportedly said.

It is not known at this time if the attacks are believed to be connected to the shooting on Friday.

CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.

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[Feature image: AP Photo/Melissa Nelson, File]