Corpus Christi base involved in suspected terror attack

A gunman tried to rush the security gate at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas with on Thursday in an attacked believed to be terror-related, FBI officials said.

The vehicle stopped after security deployed a barrier. The suspect reportedly got out and opened fire. Guards returned fire. The alleged attacker, identified as 20-year-old Adam Alsahli, died.

A member of the Navy’s security forces was injured and hospitalized in “good condition,” authorities said. The base was placed on lockdown.

The attack came days after the Justice Department and the FBI announced that an investigation had found ties between Al Qaeda and a Saudi military trainee who killed three U.S. sailors and wounded several others in an attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida last year.

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