Monday, September 16, 2013

Update on Washington Navy Yard Rampage

Here's the Washington Post screencap I took while working at the office this morning:

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As noted, I didn't have a lot of time to keep up with the news as it unfolded.

Here's the headline now at the Washington Post, "Gunman identified: Assailant at Navy Yard was a contractor":
At least 13 people are dead and several others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, police said, spreading fear and chaos across the region as authorities sought to contain the panic.

The incident, in which the death toll rose almost hourly, represents the single worst loss of life in the District since an airliner plunged into the Potomac River in 1982, killing 78.
Continue reading.

More, "Suspect was discharged from Navy in 2011 after shooting incident arrest."