The Navy Yard is an extremely secure facility! Documents with the highest classification! This facility houses the command center for naval operations in the eastern Mediterranean.
Breaking coverage at WTOP.
UPDATE @ 3:34 P.M., EDT: This screen shot appears to a photo of Aaron Alexis, who has now been named as the suspect:
At this point, 12 are confirmed dead.
According to the Washington Post:
...The first, sketchy details about the suspect give no hints about what may have gone wrong.
Aaron Alexis, 34, grew up in Brooklyn with his mother, Sarah, and father, Anthony Alexis, according to his aunt Helen Weeks.
“We haven’t seen him for years,” Weeks said of her nephew in a telephone interview. “I know he was in the military. He served abroad. I think he was doing some kind of computer work.”
A 2007 Navy Times feature cites an Aaron Alexis as having graduated from Navy boot camp that year from the Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Its unclear if this is the same Alexis, but the newspaper listed his occupational specialty as an airman recruit. A deleted web profile of an Aaron Alexis listed him as being stationed at Naval Air Station in Fort Worth.
Officials said police theorize that there may be additional shooters because of witness accounts and surveillance video among other information. One of those officials also said all the weapons were not accounted for....