Gulf Breeze wrestling coach, NAS Pensacola police officer among injured in mass shooting

Northwest Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — A Gulf Breeze man and an NAS Pensacola Police Officer are among those injured in Friday’s mass shooting on NAS Pensacola.

Ryan Blackwell

Ryan Blackwell, a coach for the Gulf Breeze Wrestling Club, was shot three times and taken to Baptist Hospital, along with 7 others injured. Four people, including the shooter, Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, have died.

The City of Gulf Breeze says Ryan is also an assistant wrestling coach at Gulf Breeze High School. He is active duty Navy. Ryan is in stable condition, according to the City of Gulf Breeze.

Charles Hogue

The Perdido Bay FC Soccer Club confirms a longtime referee Charles Hogue was also shot and injured during the active shooter incident. They say he was one of the first responders. They say the information they have received is that Hogue will recover and be okay.

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