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3:48pm

Tue September 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Alleged Navy Yard Shooter Got Clearances Despite Troubled Past

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 4:44 pm

Police say Aaron Alexis, who was killed Monday, gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard.
FBI Reuters/Landov

A day after police say a 34-year-old civilian contractor and ex-Navy reservist killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, questions are being asked about how a man with a troubled service record and signs of mental instability had clearance to be on base.

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12:13pm

Tue September 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Who Was Aaron Alexis? Records Offer Clues Of Instability

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 2:13 pm

The FBI is asking the public to help fill in the profile of Aaron Alexis.
FBI.gov

Focusing only on public documents and on-the-record statements paints a complicated picture of the man police say walked into a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday and shot dead 12 people before being killed himself.

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9:33am

Tue September 17, 2013
The Two-Way

'I Miss Her Already': Profiles Of The Navy Yard Victims Emerge

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 4:28 pm

Kathy Gaarde, one of the people killed in Monday's shootings at Washington's Navy Yard, in a family photo. Her husband, Douglass, says the picture depicts Gaarde "with her 94-year-old mother who she cared for until she passed away last year."
Douglass Gaarde
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The victims of the Navy Yard shootings that brought panic and tragedy to a corner of Washington, D.C., on Monday morning are in many people's thoughts as their names and other information are released. We'll collect what we know about the victims here.

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5:13am

Tue September 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Navy Yard Shootings: No Second Gunman; Victims' IDs Emerge

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 2:18 pm

At the White House and around the nation, flags are flying at half-staff since Monday's mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
Olivier Douliery UPI/Landov
  • From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Brian Naylor on the Navy Yard shootings
  • From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Hansi Lo Wang on the victims

Our coverage continues of Monday's shootings at the Washington Navy Yard. Twelve victims and the man who authorities say gunned them down are dead.

Some of the latest developments:

-- Investigators now do not think there was a second shooter, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said late Monday evening. Throughout Monday, authorities had run down witness reports and other evidence indicating there might have been additional gunmen.

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4:00pm

Mon September 16, 2013
The Two-Way

Alleged Navy Yard Killer A Former Reservist, Authorities Say

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 8:04 am

Aaron Alexis, whom the FBI believes to have been responsible for the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., is shown in this handout photo released by the FBI on Monday.
FBI Reuters/Landov

Aaron Alexis, the 34-year-old man believed responsible for Monday's shooting rampage that killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, was a former full-time Navy reservist who had obtained a concealed-carry permit in Texas and was arrested three years ago for illegally discharging a weapon.

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