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BREAKING: Washington navy yard shooting

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Police tactical units leave after responding to a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, September 16, 2013. A shooting rampage at the Washington naval base claimed at least 12 lives including that of an unidentified gunman, city police chief Cathy Lanier told reporters Monday. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

At least twelve people have been confirmed dead after a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. One alleged shooter is dead, and federal officials are still searching for a possible second suspect. At this time police do not know the motives for the shootings. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said he believes it not related to a terrorist attack. The incident began around 8:15 in the morning when shots were reported. 


Hal Kempfer, CEO and Founder of KIPP, Knowledge and Intelligence Program Professionals Inc. in Long Beach, California

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