Here is what we know:
Yesterday, a lone shooter opened fire in Washington Navy Yard’s Building 197, killing twelve people. We know eight of their names, and we expect to learn the remaining identities today. The alleged gunman, Aaron Alexis, was killed by police at the scene.
We are gathering everything we know about the victims, the shooter and what happens next. Our reading list is below, and we’ll add to it throughout the day.
If you find other stories and commentary that add light to yesterday’s tragedy, please leave links in the comments.