Washington Navy Yard gunman named as Aaron Alexis

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 - 10:47

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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.