A man opened fire at the washington navy yard in washington, dc on monday (september 16) in a shooting spree that saw 13 people killed, including the gunman. Shooting at washington navy yard aaron alexis, a 34-year-old former navy reservist whose last known address was in fort worth, who works at andrews air force base, said he was waiting to. Investigators believe aaron alexis, a former navy reservist, was the lone gunman in the shooting spree at the navy yard in washington dc earlier today in which 12 people were killed before the suspect was killed in a firefight with police, and authorities have lifted a shelter in place for the remaining residents in the area.
Alexis had been working for the experts, a subcontractor that was updating computer systems at navy and marine corps installations he arrived in the washington area aug 25 and stayed at a hotel in bethesda for a week, according to search warrant affidavits unsealed wednesday.
The washington navy yard shooter was a 'hardcore drinker' who loved to play violent video games, a close friend has revealed nutpisit suthamtewakul said on monday that he had known aaron alexis.
Aaron alexis roamed the washington navy yard’s building 197 for nearly an hour before police took him down, the fbi said today in a press conference that gave the fullest picture so far of the shooting spree last week that took 13 lives, officials also released surveillance video and photos of alexis driving onto the base and roaming the hallways with the shotgun he purchased at a northern virginia store two days before his rampage.
The washington navy yard shooting occurred on september 16, 2013, when a lone gunman, 34-year-old aaron alexis, fatally shot 12 people and injured three others in a mass shooting at the headquarters of the naval sea systems command (navsea) inside the washington navy yard in southeast washington, dc. The gunman, aaron alexis, a 34-year-old former navy reservist whose last known address was in fort worth, texas, died after a running gun battle inside the building with police, investigators said.
The incident has raised questions about security at the washington navy yard, about a mile south of the us capitol and 3 miles from the white house alexis, a contract employee, had legitimate access to the navy yard and used a valid pass, the fbi said.