- 12 people were killed and at least eight were injured in shooting at Washington Navy Yard, authorities say
- The shooter, Aaron Alexis, 34, was killed in confrontation with security
- Alexis was information-technology contractor and former full-time Navy reservist who lived in Texas
- Live updates below. Also, read the full story and a profile of Alexis.
[Updated 8:13 p.m. ET] Alexis entered Building 197 at Washington’s Navy Yard with a small bag that is believed to contain a disassembled shotgun he used in the mass shooting, a federal law enforcement official says. Surveillance video shows Alexis ducking into a bathroom with the bag and leaving it with a shotgun, according to the source.
Alexis had 00 buckshot shells, each of which are packed with a dozen pellets and are capable of causing tremendous damage, the same law enforcement official says.
[Updated 8:08 p.m. ET] Alexis contacted two Veterans Affairs hospitals…
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