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The FBI says gunman Aaron Alexis had a legitimate pass to enter the Washington Navy Yard. Alexis killed 12 people before ...
he died in a shootout with Washington police on Monday. (Sept. 17)
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OLV SHOTLISTPOOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington DC - 16 September 20131. SOUNDBITE (English) Valerie Parlave, FBI Assistant Director in charge of the Washington Field Office:"While we have learned some information about his recent whereabouts, we continue to work to determine where he has been, who he has talked to, and what he has done."2. SOUNDBITE (English) Valerie Parlave, FBI Assistant Director in charge of the Washington Field Office:"We can confirm however that Mr Alexis had legitimate access to the Navy Yard as a result of his work as a contractor and he utilised a valid pass to gain entry to the Navy Yard."FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION HANDOUT - MUST COURTESY FBI - AP CLIENTS ONLYLocation and Date Unknown3. STILL of deceased shooter Aaron Alexis POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLY4. SOUNDBITE (English) Vincent Gray, Washington D.C. Mayor: "We do have more information now on the deceased, their ages are 46 years of age to 73 years of age.SOURCE: WABC - COURTESY WABC-TV5. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) Anthony Little, Aaron Alexis' Brother-In-Law" But what I do know, he wasn't that type of person. I didn't hear anything that would make me feel like, as a newcomer to the family, that somebody should be watching him, so...(reporter: 'Nobody ever said it?')(Little) No. Nobody ever mentioned anything about him being aggressive or being this type of way or anything like that."AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYFort Worth, Texas - 16 September 20136. SOUNDBITE (English) Oui Suthamtewakul, Happy Bowl restaurant owner:"He is not - when, all the times he was with me, he's never shown any sign of angry or aggressive or you know anything you know." 7. SOUNDBITE (English) Kristi Suthamtewakul, friend of Aaron Alexis:"He was going to be the best man at our wedding and his job took him away. Took him to Japan."8. SOUNDBITE (English) Michael Ritrovato, friend of Alexis:"It's crazy, I wouldn't think someone like Aaron would do something like that. You know, you see other people doing the same thing and you're going, why would people do that? And this is the closest I have ever been to someone who did something like that."