All 12 Victims in Navy Yard Shooting Identified

Police on Tuesday released the names and ages of these victims of the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard:

Mary Francis Knight, 51

Gerald L. Read, 58

Martin Bodrog, 54

Richard Michael Ridgell, 52

Arthur Daniels, 51

The identities of these victims had been confirmed earlier by authorities:

Michael Arnold, 59.

Sylvia Frasier, 53.

Kathy Gaarde, 62.

John Roger Johnson, 73.

Frank Kohler, 50.

Bernard Proctor, 46.

Vishnu Pandit, 61.

None of the victims were military personnel. The 12 victims were gunned down by 34-year-old Aaron Alexis, a former Navy electrician’s mate who was discharged from the service in 2011 after multiple disciplinary infractions, authorities said.

Alexis, who worked for Hewlett Packard, had a valid pass and security clearance to enter the Navy Yard as a civilian contractor, according to military officials.

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