An Alabama man said Thursday that his family was confronted by Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis at an airport in southeastern Virginia last month.
Investigators have been focusing on the erratic behavior of former Navy reservist Aaron Alexis who law enforcement officials say was grappling with paranoia and had reported hearing voices and being followed before he gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard this week.
The Washington Navy Yard began returning to nearly normal operations three days after it was the scene of a mass shooting in which a gunman killed 12 people.
The Washington Navy Yard will be opening and returning to nearly normal operations after the shooting rampage that resulted in 13 deaths.
The Washington Navy Yard gunman visited two hospitals in the weeks before the rampage but did not say he was depressed or having thoughts of harming himself or others, the Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service Sunday for victims of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
Family members are identifying and claiming the bodies of people killed at the Washington Navy Yard.
The mother of the man who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard says she is “so, so very sorry that this has happened.”
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering the Pentagon to review the physical security of all U.S. defense facilities worldwide and the security clearances that allow access to them.
Expert: People With Mental Illness ‘More Likely To Have Violence Done To Them Than To Inflict Harm On Others’
Experts weigh in on the various issues brought to the forefront of national discourse following mass shootings such as Monday’s attack of the Washington Navy Yard, including gun control, mental health care reform, and the leaps of logic made by an American people prone to reductive thought and easy, sometimes violent solutions.