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Shooting at Washington Navy Yard

Live updates from the shooting incident at the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

  • The latest from Al Jazeera AmericaInvestigators are questioning how former U.S. Navy reservist Aaron Alexis, a military veteran with a record of brushes with the law, could get clearance to enter the Washington Navy Yard.

    Alexis received an early -- but honorable -- discharge from the U.S. Navy Reserve in 2011, despite having exhibited a pattern of misconduct during his career. U.S. law enforcement officials told The Associated Press Tuesday that Alexis had serious mental issues and was hearing voices in his head. 

    Follow @AJAMLive on Twitter for the latest updates on the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard
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