Tuesday, September 17, 2013

GUNMAN, 34, KILLS 12 INJURES 15 IN WASHINGTON NAVY YARD RAMPAGE

Aaron Alexis
Aaron Alexis, 34, [Pictured above] opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington D.C. - killing 12 people and injuring up to 15 more. He is reported to have used an AR-15 assault rifle during his rampage and was also armed with a shotgun and handgun.

SWAT Teams fought a heavy gun battle with him and shot him dead. He served in the U.S. Navy for almost four years before he was discharged in 2011 for 'misconduct' He was awarded two Medals during his military service.

FBI has reportedly ruled that Alexis was the only shooter, but they are still searching for another man who is a person of interest related to shooting.

All of the 15 people wounded are in critical condition, authorities said
President Obama vowed Monday to hold responsible those who carried out the 'cowardly' mass shooting, while calling the victims 'patriots'

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