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FBI releases video of Navy Yard shooter before he began his attack

The gunman who slaughtered 12 people last week in Washington is seen darting through a navy building like a special forces operator in a chilling video released Wednesday. The FBI also said that analysis of Aaron Alexis’s medical history show that he believed he was being controlled or influenced by…

Navy moves to tighten security after last week’s Aaron Alexis shooting rampage

The US Navy said Monday it is pushing for more rigorous background checks after a review showed gaps in the case of a former sailor who went on a shooting rampage last week. Officials acknowledged that the Navy Yard shooter, Aaron Alexis, did not disclose an arrest or a number…

Washington gunman Aaron Alexis ‘hunted’ his victims: FBI

The gunman who slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard stalked his victims as if he was “hunting” them, officials said Thursday as they painted a chilling portrait of how the carnage unfolded. FBI Director James Comey told reporters that former Navy sailor Aaron Alexis had roamed the offices…

Aaron Alexis’s mother glad her son is ‘now in a place where he can longer harm anyone’

The mother of Aaron Alexis, the former navy reservist who killed 12 people in a shooting spree at the Washington navy yard, made an emotional statement on Wednesday, saying she was heartbroken for the families of the victims. Speaking from her home in New York, two days after the incident,…

Everyone Together Now: Let’s Talk About Anything But Guns!

Luckily for the people who never, ever want to talk about using gun control to control who gets guns, there’s an exciting new distraction to talk about: security clearance! As in, how did the guy with a long history of violent mental illness get security clearance? It’s a great card…

Police: Aaron Alexis was ‘single and sole person’ behind Navy Yard attack

Authorities in Washington D.C. said Monday night they were confident that slain suspect Aaron Alexis had no help in a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, the Washington Post reported. “We are comfortable we have the single and sole person responsible for the loss of life on the base…

Washington Navy Yard shooting suspect had ‘pattern of misconduct’

A picture emerged Monday of Aaron Alexis, the man suspected of killing a dozen people at the Washington Naval Yard, as a decorated sailor with a troubled past and anger issues. Alexis, 34, is reported to have used guns in moments of anger but was also known as a quiet…

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