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FBI: Navy Yard Shooter Was Aaron Alexis, 34, of Texas

The man who allegedly killed 12 people at the Navy Yard this morning was a 34-year-old from Forth Worth, Texas, named Aaron Alexis, the FBI announced this afternoon. His picture is above. If you have information about him, you can contact law enforcement authorities at (202) 278-2000 or (800) CALL-FBI.
Image via FBI Washington Field Office

At Nationals Park, Families Wait for News Out of Navy Yard

About five hours after the first shots were fired in the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters in Navy Yard, Jacqueline Alston says she is still waiting to hear from her husband—Ernest Johnston, a custodial worker on the fourth floor of the building.
"I'm numb," she said at around 1:20 p.m. outside of Nationals Park, where she works [...]

Navy Yard Shooting Witness: “I Panicked and Ran”

Patricia Ward, a logistics management specialist with the Navy, was in the first-floor cafeteria at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building when the shooting started this morning.
She says she heard two separate groups of shots—about three shots the first time and four the second—before the buildings alarm was pulled.
"I panicked and ran," she says.
Ward says [...]

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