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September 16th, 2013
06:11 PM ET

After the Navy Yard shooting, next steps of the FBI

The FBI has identified the dead suspect in Monday's shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard as Aaron Alexis, 34, a military contractor from Texas.

The next steps, said former FBI executive assistant director Shawn Henry, will be to ensure Alexis was not working with other shooters or co-conspirators.
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September 16th, 2013
05:53 PM ET

Navy Yard shooting, moment by moment

CNN's Tom Foreman gives a moment-by-moment breakdown of Monday's deadly Navy Yard shooting, and the events that followed.

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September 16th, 2013
04:53 PM ET

12 victims slain in Navy Yard shooting rampage; dead suspect ID'd

Washington (CNN) - The FBI has identified the dead suspect in Monday's shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard as Aaron Alexis, 34, a military contractor from Texas.

The suspect was positively identified using fingerprints and ID, the Washington FBI Field Office said, asking members of the public for assistance tracking down information about Alexis.

"No piece of information is too small," said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the office. "We are looking to learn everything we can about his recent movements, his contacts and associates."

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September 16th, 2013
03:25 PM ET

D.C. council member describes heroic actions of injured police officer

The Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., remains an active crime scene, after a gunman opened fire in a shooting rampage Monday morning.

But the area is also home to a booming new neighborhood, where several apartment buildings and townhouses have sprung up in the last few years.
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