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UPDATE: 13 dead, including identified gunman, after shootings at Washington Navy Yard

Updated: Monday, September 16 2013, 10:23 PM CDT
UPDATE:

Information from CBS News:


13 people are dead following a shooting rampage Monday morning on the Navy Yard in Washington D.C.

The Mayor of D.C. says the gunman, who is from Fort Worth, Texas, is among the dead.
 
Earlier in the day, authorities said they had been looking for two other people who were possibly connected to the shooting.  However, one of them was investigated and cleared. 

Investigators say they are still trying to determine a motive into why someone shot the numerous victims.

"It was like pow, pow pow and then a few seconds it stopped and then it was like pow pow pow," explained Naval Yard employee Patricia Ward.

More than a dozen people were shot, including one police officer. Navy Commander Tim Jirus says he was standing right next to one of the victims.

"It could have easily been me that got hit as opposed to the guy next to me," Commander Jirus stated.

The attack happened at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters, where about 3,000 people work.

"Some folks secured themselves in their office,” one witness told us. “A whole bunch of us said let's go now and we got out of there pretty fast."

Police say one shooter was killed. He is identified as 34-year-old Aaron Alexis from Fort Worth, Texas.

Officers are still searching for a second possible shooter.
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The latest information from the Mayor of Washington D.C. reports that 13 people, including the gunman, have died in Monday's shootings at the Washington Navy Yard.

The gunman has been identified by the FBI as Aaron Alexis, 34 of Fort Worth, Texas. 

We also have learned that people from the Naval Support Center in Mechanicsburg were at the Navy Yard at the time of the shootings.  At this point, all are believed to be accounted for.  It is also unknown if any of those are from the local area.

We will have the latest information shortly in the newscast, and CBS News will provide a special report at 7 p.m.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said several people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded, including a law enforcement officer.

A shooter had died, though it wasn't immediately clear how, according to a Defense Department official and federal law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Two other officials have said police were looking into the possibility of a second shooter.

Witnesses described a gunman opening fire from the fourth floor, aiming down on people in the first-floor cafeteria. Others said a gunman fired at them in a third-floor hallway.

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