Two Confirmed Dead in Coast Guard Communications Station Shooting

Two Coast Guard employees at the Kodiak Base Communications Station are confirmed dead after a shooting there this morning.

Base Support Unit Captain Jesse Moore says the suspect in the shooting may still be at large, and he advises all Kodiak residents to keep an eye out for suspicious activity.

Moore said the base personnel are deeply saddened by the loss of two shipmates.

State, local, and federal law enforcement authorities are working with the military police to investigate the shootings.

The names of the deceased have not been released pending notification of next of kin.

The base and Petersen Elementary School are on lock down until further notice.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Jay Barrett is the news director at KMXT in Kodiak.

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