Navy base gunman identified
The man accused in a shooting rampage at a US navy base has been identified as a man from Texas.
Pic: AP - Emergency personnel respond
A Federal law enforcement official said Aaron Alexis was 34-years-old. He is believed to have a criminal record and to be a holder of a concealed carry weapon permit.
Pic: AP - A U.S. Park Police helicopter with a person in the rescue basket, flies over a building at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington
Alexis is believed to have gotten into the Navy Yard by using someone else’s identification card. It is not yet clear if that individual was an accomplice or if that person’s ID card was stolen.
Pic: AP - This photo, which AP obtained from Don Andres and has been authenticated based on details in it, shows emergency personnel attending to a scene where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington
Pic: AP - People hold their hands to their heads as they are escorted out of the building where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington
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