MANHUNT: 1 SUSPECT FOUND, CLEARED; 1 LEFT – ‘Bald, Black’ Shooter ID’d As Aaron Alexis Of Texas – 13 Dead, 4 Wounded – WATCH LIVE COVERAGE
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Update: At least 13 dead in Navy Yard rampage
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said at least 13 people were killed in the Navy Yard rampage as D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier revealed one shooter was killed at the scene and authorities are looking for another man — after a third was cleared of involvement in the attack. Keep Reading

MANHUNT UPDATE: One Suspect Found, Cleared

UPDATE, WASHINGTON POST: Three law enforcement officials have identified the dead suspect as Aaron Alexis, a man in his 30s from Texas. Click here for details on Aaron Alexis

UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) — DC police chief: 12 dead in shootings at Washington Navy Yard.

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said one shooter was confirmed killed at the scene of the Navy Yard rampage and authorities are looking for two other men who may also have been involved in the attack.

The two at large suspects were dressed in military garb but are not believed to be U.S. service personnel, Lanier said.

One was a young white man in a khaki like uniform and the other was a black man in his 50s with a long rifle in an olive colored garb, she said.

— Two Navy officials say at least six people have died in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity on Monday because they were not authorized to discuss the situation publicly.

UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP)Officials say at least one shooter has died at the Washington Navy Yard, where several people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded.

A federal law enforcement official and a Defense Department official said Monday morning that a shooter had died. Both spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation.

Two other officials have said they are looking into the possibility of a second shooter at the Navy Yard.

UPDATE, WASHINGTON POST: Police now believe two shooters, including one in fatigues, have killed four people and wounded eight others at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, throwing the region into fear and chaos during the morning commute.

At least one of the shooters is “down,” police said mid-morning, but it was unclear whether that means the suspect has been arrested or shot. They said the other suspect remains at large, and police believe they have pinned down one between the third and fourth floors of one of the buildings on the installation in Southeast Washington.

Police on the scene said at least eight civilians were shot, along with the two police officers. One is a D.C. Metro Police officer who was shot twice in the leg and was evacuated on a helicopter that took off from a rooftop, police said. The other officer worked at the base. Except for the officer who was taken away by helicopter, all the other injured were being treated on the ground, police said.




UPDATE: Seven people have been shot, including two police officers.


UPDATE: Shooter being sought is described as “Bald black male, medium complexion, appx 6ft Tall”…

NBC News:
A gunman shot at least seven people, including two police officers, on Monday at a Navy facility in Washington, authorities said. Naval officials said that the gunman was on the loose.

SWAT officers swarmed the facility, the headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command at the Washington Navy Yard.

A naval security guard was among those shot and was hit in both legs, U.S. military officials said. Washington city police told WRC, the NBC affiliate in Washington, that one of their officers was also among those shot. It was not clear how many of the five others were civilian and how many were military.


WASHINGTON (NNS)An active shooter was reported inside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building (Bldg. 197) on the Washington Navy Yard at 8:20 a.m. (Eastern Time).

There is one confirmed injury. Emergency personnel are on scene and a “shelter in place” order has been issued for Navy Yard personnel.

This release will be updated as new information is confirmed.

The Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquartes is the work place for about 3,000 people.

The organization is comprised of command staff, headquarters directorates, affiliated Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and numerous field activities. Together, we engineer, build, buy and maintain ships, submarines and combat systems that meet the Fleet’s current and future operational requirements.

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the Navy’s five system commands. With a fiscal year budget of nearly $30 billion, NAVSEA accounts for one quarter of the Navy’s entire budget. With a force of 60,000 civilian, military and contract support personnel, NAVSEA engineers, builds, buys and maintains the Navy’s ships and submarines and their combat system

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — At least two people have been shot and an active shooter is on the grounds of the Washington Navy Yard in Southeast D.C.

The U.S. Navy says three shots were fired at 8:20 a.m. Monday at Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters Building 197 and D.C. police say at least two people have been shot.

The Navy Yard is on lockdown and a “shelter in place” order has been issued, the Navy says. About 3,000 people work in the building, the Navy says.

The 11th Street Bridge is closed in both directions. M Street is closed near New Jersey Avenue near 11th Street.

The New Jersey Avenue entrance at the Navy Yard-Ballpark Metro station is closed.