Navy Yard Shooter Kills at Least 12

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Aaron Alexis, 34, the man officials say killed at least 13 people at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
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  • Aaron Alexis, 34, the man officials say killed at least 13 people at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.

A man has been named the shooter in a spree shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., that left at least 13 dead and several others wounded Sept. 16.

Aaron Alexis, 34, the presumed shooter, was killed in a gun battle, reports the Washington Post.

Alexis was a four-year Navy reservist, though his career with the Navy was checkered by disorderly conduct charges, unauthorized absences and administrative punishments and sanctions. He received an honorable discharge Jan. 31, 2011, though upon his discharge he was granted a military contractor card, which may have granted him access to the Navy Yard at the time of the shootings.

The Post also reports that the names of the dead have been released.