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Navy Yard gunman's mother: 'I'll never be able to ask him why'

The mother of Aaron Alexis, the Washington Navy Yard shooter, said Wednesday that she was heartbroken for the families of victims.
Posted By CAROLINE LEE, UPI.com   |   Sept. 18, 2013 at 3:37 PM   |   Comments

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Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Cathleen Alexis, the mother of Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, said Wednesday that she was sorry and heartbroken for the families of victims.

She also said she was glad her son is now "in a place where he can no longer do harm to anyone."

"To the families of the victims, I am so, so very sorry that this has happened.

"My heart is broken."

She took no questions after the statement, which she gave to a reporter in New York.

“His actions have had a profound and everlasting effect on the families of the victims,” she said. “I don’t know why he did what he did, and I’ll never be able to ask him why."

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