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Navy Yard Shootings Investigation

The FBI released video and images in the probe of the September 16 shootings in Washington, D.C.


Navy Yard Shootings Investigation

Through information and evidence gathered in interviews, searches, and other investigative activity, investigators and analysts have gained a greater understanding of the recent movements and activities of deceased Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. Details



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On the morning of Monday, September 16, 2013, shooter Aaron Alexis arrived at the Washington Navy Yard in Southeast, Washington, D.C. Alexis had legitimate access to the Navy Yard as a result of his work as a contractor and he utilized a valid pass to gain entry to Building #197.

Shortly after his arrival in the building and over the course of approximately one hour, Alexis used the Remington 870 shotgun and a Beretta handgun he obtained during the course of his shooting to kill 12 victims and wound four surviving victims before he was shot and killed by law enforcement officers. Investigation to date has determined that Alexis acted alone.

- Victim Assistance Resources


   Press Releases and Statements:
- 09/24/13: Law Enforcement Findings from the Washington Navy Yard Shootings
- 09/17/13: FBI Seeks Information on Shootings
- 09/17/13: Remarks by WFO Assistant Director in Charge
- 09/16/13: Seeking Information Regarding Navy Yard Shootings

- 09/16/13: Attorney General's Statement on Shooting