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CBS, NBC Release 'Name' Of Shooter; Retract, Delete Tweets *UPDATE* Todd Blames ID Found Near 'Dead Gunman'

CBS, NBC Release 'Name' Of Shooter; Retract, Delete Tweets *UPDATE* Todd Blames ID Found Near 'Dead Gunman'

CBS and NBC are retracting reports Monday of the alleged name of the shooter at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. 

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CBS and NBC both reported that the alleged shooter was named “Rollie Chance” before retracting the speculation soon after the initial report. 

CBS’ Charlie Kaye reported on the incident: 

NBC’s Chuck Todd initially tweeted that NBC would not release the suspected name of the shooter, then later admitted that NBC would no longer report on the unconfirmed name (after deleting the previously mentioned tweet). He also said that tweets of the report would be deleted:


UPDATE:

Chuck Todd blames an ID found near the dead gunman as the source of the bad information:

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