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D.C. Navy Yard gun attack kills 12, wounds 14; alleged shooter dead, ID’d as Aaron Alexis

Publié par Clifford Armion le 17/09/2013

Ashley Halsey III, Peter Hermann and Clarence Williams

A gunman killed a dozen people as the workday began at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, creating an improbable moment of horror at a military facility with armed guards at every gate and leaving investigators seeking clues about what spurred the attack.
The FBI identified the shooter as Aaron Alexis, 34, of Fort Worth, who in 2011 received a general discharge from the Navy Reserve, a designation that usually signals a problem in his record. Alexis was arrested but not charged in a gun incident in Seattle in 2004 but still had a security clearance with a military contractor that allowed him access to the Navy Yard, officials said.
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"D.C. Navy Yard gun attack kills 12, wounds 14; alleged shooter dead, ID’d as Aaron Alexis", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2013. Consulté le 27/01/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/d-c-navy-yard-gun-attack-kills-12-wounds-14-alleged-shooter-dead-id-d-as-aaron-alexis