Washington Navy Yard shooting

Sep 17, 2013, 09:01 AM IST
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Nii Oti-Ankrah, left, kisses his wife Sally Appiah-Ankrah as he holds their son Eilam Ankrah after she was evacuated from building 197 at the Washington Navy Yard, in Washington.

Nii Oti-Ankrah, left, kisses his wife Sally Appiah-Ankrah as he holds their son Eilam Ankrah after she was evacuated from building 197 at the Washington Navy Yard, in Washington.

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Family and friends wait to greet staff of the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters as they are bused from the Washington Navy Yard to Nationals Park, in Washington.

Family and friends wait to greet staff of the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters as they are bused from the Washington Navy Yard to Nationals Park, in Washington.

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Family and friends greet staff of the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters after they were bused from the Washington Navy Yard to Nationals Park, in Washington.

Family and friends greet staff of the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters after they were bused from the Washington Navy Yard to Nationals Park, in Washington.

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People hold their hands to their heads as they are escorted out of the building where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington.

People hold their hands to their heads as they are escorted out of the building where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington.

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Police who responded to shooting at the Washington Navy Yard  leave the facility.

Police who responded to shooting at the Washington Navy Yard leave the facility.

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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Washington Hospital Center chief operating officer Janis M. Orlowski walk to a news conference in Washington, after visiting the people injured in the shooting at Washington Navy Yard.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Washington Hospital Center chief operating officer Janis M. Orlowski walk to a news conference in Washington, after visiting the people injured in the shooting at Washington Navy Yard.

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President Barack Obama speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, in Washington. Before speaking about the economy Obama commented on the WashingtonNavy Yard shooting.

President Barack Obama speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, in Washington. Before speaking about the economy Obama commented on the WashingtonNavy Yard shooting.

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This undated cell phone photo provided by Kristi Kinard Suthamtewakul shows a smiling Aaron Alexis in Fort Worth, Texas. The FBI has identified Alexis, 34, as the gunman in the Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 shooting rampage at at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington that left thirteen dead, including himself.

This undated cell phone photo provided by Kristi Kinard Suthamtewakul shows a smiling Aaron Alexis in Fort Worth, Texas. The FBI has identified Alexis, 34, as the gunman in the Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 shooting rampage at at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington that left thirteen dead, including himself.

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The American flag flies at half-staff over the US Capitol at sunset following the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, in Washington.

The American flag flies at half-staff over the US Capitol at sunset following the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, in Washington.

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Washington Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier listens to a question at a news conference about the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, while outside of the FBI Washington Field Office, in Washington, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, the day after the shootings at the Navy Yard.

Washington Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier listens to a question at a news conference about the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, while outside of the FBI Washington Field Office, in Washington, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, the day after the shootings at the Navy Yard.

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Colette Turner, left, closes her eyes while observing a moment of silence during a candlelight vigil in honor of Richard Michael Ridgell at Jaycee Park in Westminster, Md.

Colette Turner, left, closes her eyes while observing a moment of silence during a candlelight vigil in honor of Richard Michael Ridgell at Jaycee Park in Westminster, Md.

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This photo provided by the Navy Media Content Service shows Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, right, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, and Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, render honors on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, during a wreath laying ceremony at the US Navy Memorial.

This photo provided by the Navy Media Content Service shows Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, right, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, and Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, render honors on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, during a wreath laying ceremony at the US Navy Memorial.

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A bouquet of flowers from a man who would identify himself only as a Navy Yard employee rest on an anchor outside of the closed Washington Navy Yard in Washington.

A bouquet of flowers from a man who would identify himself only as a Navy Yard employee rest on an anchor outside of the closed Washington Navy Yard in Washington.

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Savannah Walker, right, hugs Alex James during a candlelight vigil in honor of Richard Michael Ridgell at Jaycee Park in Westminster, Md.

Savannah Walker, right, hugs Alex James during a candlelight vigil in honor of Richard Michael Ridgell at Jaycee Park in Westminster, Md.

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