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Mayor: 13 Dead, Including Gunman, at Navy Yard

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The D.C. mayor says 13 people have died in the shooting rampage, including the gunman.
Mayor Vincent Gray said at a news conference Monday afternoon that the shooter was among the dead. Officials say the gunman has been identified as 34-year-old Aaron Alexis.
Earlier in the day, authorities had been looking for two other people who may have been involved in the shooting. One of those people has been identified and ruled out as a suspect.
However, Gray says investigators are still searching for a third individual wearing an olive-green, military-style uniform to determine if he was involved.
Gray says a motive has not yet been determined.


WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say at least 12 people have died in the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said during a news conference Monday that 12 people were confirmed dead.
Lanier says people are being told to stay in their homes and out of the area as authorities search for two other possible suspects. One of the shooters has died.
The police chief says officers are searching for two other people with firearms wearing military-style uniforms.
She says there is no indication of a possible motive at this time.


UPDATE (9:20 a.m.) - 
The Washington D.C. police chief says they are looking for two additional suspects wearing military-style uniforms after Monday morning's shooting.


UPDATE (9:13 a.m.) - According to two officials from the Navy, six people are dead in Monday morning's shooting; as many as 10 are wounded.


UPDATE (8:45 a.m.) - According to Federal law enforcement and Defense Department officials one of the shooters at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. is dead.

Reports say there may be one other shooter involved, but this is not confirmed at this time.

We'll update this story as we receive more information.  

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WASHINGTON D.C. - A Defense Department official says at least four people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Navy Yard.

U.S. military officials say a heavily armed gunman carrying an AR-15, a military-style assault weapon, first shot an U.S. base security officer.

The shooter has not been apprehended, but authorities say a gunman has been contained and the area is secure.

The U.S. Navy says three shots were fired inside Building #197 at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters.

The Navy Yard is located in southeast Washington D.C. on the Anacostia River. The Navy says 3,000 people work inside the building.

As of Monday morning, the FAA has grounded all flights at National Airport in Washington D.C.