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Military Contractor from Texas Identified as Dead Suspected Shooter in Washington Navy Yard Rampage

Sherry Harowitz

CNN reports that the suspect shot dead in today's rampage at the Washington Navy Yard has been identified as Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old military contractor. As of 3:59 p.m., CNN was also reporting that 12 people have been confirmed as killed in the incident.

There may still be a gunman on the loose.

"The violence started unfolding at 8:20 a.m. when several shots were fired inside the southeast Washington facility," according to the report.

The motive is not yet known.

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