Pearl Harbor shooting probe finds mental health care flaws

The Navy says its investigation into a shooting at Pearl Harbor last December was unable to determine what caused a submarine sailor to kill two civilian workers before fatally shooting himself

HONOLULU — The Navy said Tuesday its investigation into a shooting at Pearl Harbor last December was unable to determine what caused a submarine sailor to fire his service weapon at three civilian workers, killing two and wounding one, before he fatally shot himself.

But the Navy’s investigative report said 22-year-old Gabriel Romero had “several stressors” in his life in the months leading up to the shooting that together “likely led him to choose violence.”

Further, the report said the U.S. Pacific Fleet submarine force’s mental health program failed to properly diagnose Romero’s mental health condition

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