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Navy Yard in Washington DC attacked, twelve killed, many injured.

Police helicopter in the Navy Yard

Police helicopter in the Navy Yard

A former Navy reservist with a “pattern of misconduct” unleashed a barrage of bullets at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, killing 12 people and injuring eight others.

Employed as a military contractor, 34-year-old Aaron Alexis began at the Navy Yard last week, but worked at multiple Navy offices over the summer, according to employer Homas Hoshko, CEO of The Experts, an HP subcontractor. Hoshko said there were no reports of problems with Alexis at the other Navy offices.

Authorities said Alexis was killed after an encounter with security.

Navy veteran Aaron Alexis had been arrested twice in incidents involving firearms. Photo Credit FOX News

Navy veteran Aaron Alexis had been arrested twice in incidents involving firearms. Photo Credit FOX News