Gunman Opens Fire At Washington Navy Yard

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A Defense Department official says several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
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Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013. A gunman shot and wounded at least one person Monday in a headquarters building at the US Navy Yard in Washington and is still at large, the navy said."There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a 'shelter in place' order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel," the navy said in a statement. Local television reported that there were as many as five casualties and the Navy said that police had entered building number 197 in search of the shooter. The Navy said at least three shots were fired at 8:20 am (1320 GMT) in the headquarters building of the Naval Sea Systems Command. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
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Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013. A gunman shot and wounded at least one person Monday in a headquarters building at the US Navy Yard in Washington and is still at large, the navy said."There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a 'shelter in place' order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel," the navy said in a statement. Local television reported that there were as many as five casualties and the Navy said that police had entered building number 197 in search of the shooter. The Navy said at least three shots were fired at 8:20 am (1320 GMT) in the headquarters building of the Naval Sea Systems Command. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
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Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013. A gunman shot and wounded at least one person Monday in a headquarters building at the US Navy Yard in Washington and is still at large, the navy said."There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a 'shelter in place' order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel," the navy said in a statement. Local television reported that there were as many as five casualties and the Navy said that police had entered building number 197 in search of the shooter. The Navy said at least three shots were fired at 8:20 am (1320 GMT) in the headquarters building of the Naval Sea Systems Command. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves At Least One Wounded
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Emergency vehicles and law enforcement personnel respond to a reported shooting at an entrance to the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to the latest news report, several people were shot with the shooter still possibly active.
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves Several Wounded
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Two DC Metro Police officers respond to a reported shooting at an entrance to the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to the latest news report several people were shot with the shooter still possibly active.
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Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013. A gunman shot and wounded at least one person Monday in a headquarters building at the US Navy Yard in Washington and is still at large, the navy said."There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a 'shelter in place' order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel," the navy said in a statement. Local television reported that there were as many as five casualties and the Navy said that police had entered building number 197 in search of the shooter. The Navy said at least three shots were fired at 8:20 am (1320 GMT) in the headquarters building of the Naval Sea Systems Command. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
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Police and firefighters respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013. A gunman shot and wounded at least one person Monday in a headquarters building at the US Navy Yard in Washington and is still at large, the navy said."There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a 'shelter in place' order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel," the navy said in a statement. Local television reported that there were as many as five casualties and the Navy said that police had entered building number 197 in search of the shooter. The Navy said at least three shots were fired at 8:20 am (1320 GMT) in the headquarters building of the Naval Sea Systems Command. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves Several Wounded
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Law enforcement personnel respond to a reported shooting at an entrance to the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to the latest news report several people were shot with the shooter still possibly active. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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A helicopter lifts a person off the roof as police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, Dc on September 16, 2013. Departures have been halted at Washington's Reagan National Airport due to a shooting at the US Navy Yard, an official said Monday. Chris Paolino, a spokesman for the airport, said inbound aircraft are still landing and that the airport remains open to passengers. "We can confirm that the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has halted aircraft departures from Reagan National due to an active law enforcement incident at the Washington Navy Yard," Paolino told AFP via email. Several people have been wounded in the shooting at the nearby US Navy Yard in Washington, authorities said. The Navy said at least three shots were fired at 8:20 am (1320 GMT) in the headquarters building of the Naval Sea Systems Command. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves Several Wounded
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Law enforcement personnel respond to a reported shooting at an entrance to the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to news reports several people were shot with a shooter still active.
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The shooter reportedly had multiple weapons.
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Washington Navy Yard shooting
Several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
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Washington Navy Yard shooting
A defense official says the Navy Yard shooter is “contained,” but not in custody.
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Washington Navy Yard shooting
Shortly after the gunfire, overhead speakers told workers to seek shelter and later to head for the gates at the complex.
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A wreath stands at the US Navy Memorial September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC, after a ceremony to honor the victims of the Washington Navy Yard Shootings. US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel laid the wreath with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON
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Washington Navy Yard Area Recovers Day After 13 Dead In Shooting
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 17: A police officer stands guard at the front gate of the Washington Naval Yard September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Yesterday a defense contractor named Aaron Alexis allegedly killed at least 13 people during a shooting rampage at the Navy Yard before being killed by police. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama arrives to speak on economy in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC, on September 16, 2013 to mark the five-year anniversary of the financial crisis. Obama on Monday condemned the "cowardly" shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, and vowed a "seamless" operation to administer justice to those responsible. One gunman was killed and two other potential shooters remain at large, police said, after the attack in the naval installation, just a few miles across Washington from the White House. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad
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Media reporters gather outside the US Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. At least one unidentified gunman opened fire at the US Navy Yard in Washington on Monday and was at large after killing "multiple" victims and wounding several more, officials said. Police and FBI agents descended on the area in force as helicopters swarmed overhead, amid reports a shooter was armed with an assault rifle and was holed up at the complex. "We believe there were multiple deaths," a US defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP. The precise death toll remained unclear, the official said. A Washington DC police officer and another law enforcement officer had been shot while the gunman had allegedly barricaded himself in a room in a headquarters building, media reported. AFP PHOTO
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Security Tightens At US Capitol After Deadly Shootings At Washington Navy Yard
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: U.S. Capitol Police officers stand guard on the roof of the U.S. Capitol, September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Senate was in lock down and security has been tightened due to today's mass shooting the Washington Navy Yard where at least 12 people were shot and killed by a gunman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leave Twelve Dead
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Two men embrace at a gathering point for family members of Navy Yard employees that was set up inside Nationals Park in the wake of the shooting September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. Police believe at least one gunman shot and killed at least 12 people and wounded others in an incident that put parts of the city on lockdown. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leave Twelve Dead
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Women embrace while reuniting at a gathering point for family members of Navy Yard employees that was set up inside Nationals Park in the wake of the shooting September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. Police believe at least one gunman shot and killed at least 12 people and wounded others in an incident that put parts of the city on lockdown. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Navy Yard Shooter Alleged Suspect Aaron Alexis
UNKNOWN, UNSPECIFIED - SEPTEMBER 16: In this handout photo provided by the FBI, Aaron Alexis is shown in a photo prior to the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Authorities believe Alexis was a gunman involved in the shootings at the Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were shot and killed. (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)
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US Secret Service agents keep guard at the White House in Washington on September 16, 2013 after reports of what sounded like gunshots were heard. A shooting rampage at a US naval base in the heart of Washington claimed at least 13 lives, including the gunman, while another possible suspect remained at large, police said. The shooting sparked a massive show of force as police and federal agents surrounded the Navy Yard, cordoning off streets only blocks from the US Capitol, home of Congress. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM
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A man walks with a woman after they were reunited at a family gather point for Navy Yard shootings set up at parking lot B of Nationals Park on September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves Thirteen Dead
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Eddie Weingart of Project End Gun Violence speaks to members of the media during a candlelight vigil at Freedom Plaza on September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. The vigil, during which Weingart called for stricter gun laws, was in remembrance of the 12 victims killed in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard earlier in the day. (Photo by Greg Kahn/Getty Images)
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves Thirteen Dead
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: Brittany Carter, of Bowie, MD., (L) Jibri Johnson, of Landon, MD., (C) and Bryan Beard of Washington D.C. hold candles in remembrance of people affected by gun violence during a vigil at Freedom Plaza on September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. The vigil, during which organizers called for stricter gun laws, was in remembrance of the 12 victims killed in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard earlier in the day. (Photo by Greg Kahn/Getty Images)
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Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leave Thirteen Dead
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 16: District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray (R) and Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) listen as DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier (C) briefs members of the media at a DC government building not far from the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. At least 12 people were killed in a morning shooting rampage at the Navy Yard, according to published reports. The gunman was killed as well, according to the reports. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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A van from the D.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner departs the Washington Naval Yard September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thirteen people killed during a shooting rampage by a lone gunman at the Navy Yard before police killed the gunman on September 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON
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US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (C) arrives to lay a wreath at the US Navy Memorial September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC, to honor the victims of the Washington Navy Yard Shootings. Also pictured is Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert (L), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey (2nd L), Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus (3rd L), and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Sandy Winnefeld (R). AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Lays Wreath For Navy Yard Shooting Victims
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 17: U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel lays a wreath in honor of the Navy Yard shooting victims, at the U.S. Navy Memorial, September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. 13 people were killed, including the gunman, during Monday's shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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DC Navy Yard Shooter Had Roots In Fort Worth And New York
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: Policemen stand guard outside the home of Cathleen Alexis, the mother of Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, on September 17, 2013 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Yesterday a defense contractor named Aaron Alexis allegedly killed at least 12 people during a shooting rampage at the Navy Yard before being killed by police. his motive is still unclear. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) unloads boxes from a large truck near the front gate of the Washington Naval Yard September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thirteen people were shot and killed by a lone gunman during a shooting rampage at the Navy Yard before police killed the gunman on September 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON
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Atlanta Braves v Washington Nationals - Game One
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 17: Left fielder Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals and teammates have a moment of silence for the victims of the Navy Yard shooting before playing the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Yesterday 13 people were shot and killed by a gunman, including the shooter, at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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