Navy Yard Gunman Visited Range Day Before Shooting - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

Navy Yard Gunman Visited Range Day Before Shooting

Posted: Updated:

WASHINGTON (AP) - An attorney for a Virginia gun store says the man identified as the Navy Yard gunman bought a shotgun and ammunition there the day before the rampage.
    
Michael Slocum said in an email that Aaron Alexis visited Sharpshooters Small Arms Range on Sunday. He says Alexis rented a rifle, bought bullets and used the range. He then bought a shotgun and 24 shells. Authorities say he had a shotgun with him when he entered a building at the Navy Yard on Monday and started firing, killing 12 people.
    
Slocum says the store ran a federal background check on Alexis and it was approved. Law enforcement visited the range Monday, reviewing video and store records.
    
The store is located about 15 miles from the Navy Yard.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • National NewsMore>>

  • Missing California hiker found after 6 days in Yosemite park

    Missing California hiker found after 6 days in Yosemite park

    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-02-25 23:25:05 GMT
    Yosemite National Park Facebook pageYosemite National Park Facebook page
    Yosemite National Park Facebook pageYosemite National Park Facebook page

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A well-prepared California hiker missing for six days in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park has been found. The National Park Service tells San Francisco Bay Area news station KTVU-TV that Alan Chow of Oakland was found hydrated and in good health. A ranger in a helicopter spotted him Friday after an extensive search. Chow planned an overnight backpacking trip alone and was last seen Feb. 17. 

    More >>

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A well-prepared California hiker missing for six days in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park has been found. The National Park Service tells San Francisco Bay Area news station KTVU-TV that Alan Chow of Oakland was found hydrated and in good health. A ranger in a helicopter spotted him Friday after an extensive search. Chow planned an overnight backpacking trip alone and was last seen Feb. 17. 

    More >>
  • Police: Man hits woman with pickup after she refused his advances

    Police: Man hits woman with pickup after she refused his advances

    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:05 PM EST2018-02-25 23:05:36 GMT
    Williamson County JailWilliamson County Jail
    Williamson County JailWilliamson County Jail

    LEANDER, Texas - A Texas man is accused of hitting a woman with his pickup after she refused his advances toward her, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Statesman. 27-year-old Carlos Amozurrutia of Round Rock was charged with accident involving personal injury, a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. The victim told police that Amozurrutia was giving her a ride home last Sunday when he began making unwanted advances toward her.

    More >>

    LEANDER, Texas - A Texas man is accused of hitting a woman with his pickup after she refused his advances toward her, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Statesman. 27-year-old Carlos Amozurrutia of Round Rock was charged with accident involving personal injury, a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. The victim told police that Amozurrutia was giving her a ride home last Sunday when he began making unwanted advances toward her.

    More >>
  • Officials: Trolley driver paid man $2K to attack him on job

    Officials: Trolley driver paid man $2K to attack him on job

    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-02-25 21:44:46 GMT
    MBTA TransitMBTA Transit
    MBTA TransitMBTA Transit

    BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts trolley driver paid a man $2,000 to attack him while wearing a Halloween mask so the driver could fraudulently collect workers’ compensation and disability insurance. A Suffolk County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Thomas Lucey on charges of insurance fraud, workers’ compensation fraud, misleading a police investigation and perjury. Prosecutors say the Massachusetts Bay 

    More >>

    BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts trolley driver paid a man $2,000 to attack him while wearing a Halloween mask so the driver could fraudulently collect workers’ compensation and disability insurance. A Suffolk County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Thomas Lucey on charges of insurance fraud, workers’ compensation fraud, misleading a police investigation and perjury. Prosecutors say the Massachusetts Bay 

    More >>