Washington Navy Yard shooting: Who is Aaron Alexis?

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Aaron Alexis

The FBI has released the photos of one of the suspects named Aaron Alexis, the suspects of  Washington Navy Yard shootings, and reports say Alexis was full-time Navy reservist and based in Texas when he left service in 2011.

According different reports, the suspect was full-time Navy reservist and based in Texas when he left service in 2011.

While a Texas landlord says Aaron Alexis had lived in Texas house until 6-8 months ago. ‘I can’t believe he would do anything like this.’

According to the FBI,  Aaron Alexis, deceased, is believed to be responsible for the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, in the Southeast area of Washington, DC, around 8:20 a.m. on September 16, 2013.

Washington Post says, he left the Navy in 2011, and until recently was a regular—if unusual—figure at a Buddhist temple. Alexis spoke Thai, the language of many other temple worshippers, and also worked as a waiter at a Thai restaurant. At the Wat Busayadhammavanaram Meditation Center, Alexis came to meditate twice a week. But he still seemed so tightly wound that at least one worker there sought to avoid him.


Date(s) of Birth Used:

May 9, 1979

Place of Birth:

Queens, New York




190 pounds










Alexis was last known to reside in Fort Worth, Texas.

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