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Authorities question vetting of DC gunman who killed 12

September 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy on Tuesday ordered a review of security at all of its facilities as questions arose about how a former serviceman with a history of violence and mental illness received clearance to work at a base where he killed 12 people…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage

September 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly attack at the Washington Navy Yard was carried out by one of the military’s own: a defense contract employee and former Navy reservist who used a valid pass to get onto the installation and started firing inside a build…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

13 killed in Navy Yard shooting rampage

September 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, firing from a balcony onto office workers in the cafeteria below, authorities and witnesses said. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman Continue Reading

Defense official: Several killed, up to 10 wounded in Washington Navy Yard shooting

September 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON A Defense Department official says several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Continue Reading