At a press conference held just moments ago, FBI spokesperson Valerie Parlave confirmed that they believe the 34-year-old shooter behind Monday's mass shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard in D.C., identified as Aaron Alexis, acted alone. Parlave added that because of that fact, the investigation into the incident has moved into the "evidence recovery and information gathering" stage.
The FBI confirmed that gunman Aaron Alexis had legitimate access to the Navy Yard as a result of his work as a contractor and he utilized a valid pass to gain entry.
Washington D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said there is still an active investigation in today’s Navy Yard shooting. The officer from the Metropolitan Police Department who was seriously injured is in stable condition.
Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray confirmed that 13 people are dead in the Navy Yard shooting, including the gunman. Since the last briefing, a male died from his injuries at the hospital.
In a briefing held just moments ago, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier told the press that one suspected shooter is deceased following Monday's shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. Lanier also said that there may potentially be two other shooters on the loose.