Slain Shooting Suspect Arrested in 2010 on Weapons Charge

The dead suspect in the Washington Navy Yard shootings has been ID’d as Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old Fort Worth native.  He had recently begun working as a civilian contractor.

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— NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) September 16, 2013

Via Dallas News:

At least 12 people were killed when as many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside the Navy Yard, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility in the heart of the nation’s capital.

Police were searching for two other men believed to have joined Alexis in the attack less than 4 miles from the White House. The suspects were reportedly disguised in military-style clothing, including one carrying a handgun and wearing a tan Navy-style uniform and a beret, D.C. police chief Cathy Lanier said. The other was said to carrying a long gun, wearing olive green garb.

Alexis was arrested in 2010 for discharging a firearm in Tarrant County, TX.


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