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September 17, 2013 in Nation/World
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A U.S. Park Police helicopter removes a man in a basket from the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old former Navy reservist, was identified as the gunman responsible for a mass shooting at the site in which 13 people died, including Alexis.

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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 on Monday.

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This image released by the FBI shows a photo of Aaron Alexis, who police believe was a gunman at the Washington Navy Yard shooting in Washington and who was killed after he fired on a police officer. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman.

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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, D.C., on Monday.