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CCTV footage shows Navy Yard gunman on the prowl looking for victims

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CCTV footage shows Navy Yard gunman on the prowl looking for victims

The FBI has released surveillance video of the Washington Navy Yard gunman stalking the corridors as he searches for victims.

It shows Aaron Alexis entering the base armed with a shotgun, prowling the corridors and checking if a room is empty.

Thirteen people were shot dead in the September 16 attack including the assailant Aaron Alexis.

In a press conference FBI spokesperson Valerie Parlave said Alexis believed he was being controlled by electromagnetic waves.

“At this point, I can confirm that there are multiple indicators that Alexis held a delusional belief that he was being controlled or influenced by extremely low frequency, or ELF, electromagnetic waves,” Parlave told journalists.

Photos have also been released of the murder weapon – a Remington shotgun. Alexis, who acted alone, does not appear to have targeted specific people.

The shooting spree has raised questions about how Alexis, who was a government technology contractor, was able to get security clearance to enter the base despite a history of mental health issues and gun misuse.

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