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Washington, DC / Navy Yard Shooting #1066138

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Yesterday’s mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard introduced; scenes shown of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel placing a wreath in memory of the victims. Details on some of the victims, including John Johnson, Richard Ridgell††, Frank Kohler††, and Kathleen Gaarde††, shared; photos shown; statement from Gaarde’s husband quoted. [Victims’ relatives Judy JOHNSON††, Megan RIDGELL††- speak.]

(Washington: Bob Orr) The troubled history of gunman Aaron Alexis examined; scenes shown of his car, Building 197, the SharpShooters gun store where he bought his weapon, and the hotel where he was staying; details given about his mental and legal issues and about an incident in Newport, Rhode Island, where he reported hearing voices. [Friend Melinda DOWNS††- comments.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: John Miller) The rampage at the Navy Yard reviewed; animation shown. The training for an active shooter situation discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The condition of three of the wounded noted.

(Washington: Chip Reid) The daring rescue operation during the gun battle reviewed; scenes shown of Park Police helicopter Eagle 1 over the Navy Yard. [Park Police Sgt. Ken BURCHELL††, Pvt. Michael ABATE††, rescue technician Sgt. Dave TOLSON††- recount what happened.]

Pelley, Scott;
Orr, Bob;
Miller, John;
Reid, Chip

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