Washington Navy Yard gunman named as Aaron Alexis

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 - 10:47



A gunman who died after killing 12 people at a naval installation in Washington DC has been identified as a former Navy serviceman.


Aaron Alexis, 34, of Fort Worth, Texas, died in a gun battle with police during the rampage at Washington Navy Yard.


8 others were injured in the attack, which began at around 12:20 GMT yesterday.