Authorities questioning family of Washington Navy Yard shooting suspect Aaron Alexis in Bed-Stuy

Authorities are interrogating the family of the man identified by the FBI as the gunman in Monday's rampage at the Washington Navy Yard. The family

Officials say the gunman has been identified as 34-year-old Aaron Alexis.

Officials say the gunman has been identified as 34-year-old Aaron Alexis. (9/17/13)

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - Authorities are interrogating the family of the man identified by the FBI as the gunman in Monday's rampage at the Washington Navy Yard.

The family of Aaron Alexis, 34, lives on Putnam Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, where police have cordoned off their home as part of a federal investigation. Alexis, a former Navy reservist who was born in Queens, killed 12 people and was later shot himself by authorities responding to the shooting.

The suspect's brother-in-law says he is shocked that Alexis could be capable of this type of extreme behavior.

News 12 has no confirmation as to whether Alexis ever lived in Brooklyn.
 

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