Black Navy Yard Shooter Is “Texas Man” In Media
Aaron Alexis, who has been identified as an active shooter in the Navy Yard shootins, is currently being referred to as a “Texas Man” by some in the media. He`s not, he`s a New York Man who has served hitches in Texas.
The Fox News Headline that says
Fox News–1 hour ago
in the Google search results above has been changed to read
Published September 16, 2013
Absent a photograph of the shooter, that`s not an improvement:
Alexis, 34, of New York, was a Navy aviation electrician`s mate, third class, who spent time in Texas and Illinois. It was not immediately clear when he left the Navy. While stationed in Fort Worth, he was arrested on Sept. 4, 2010, after an upstairs neighbor reported that he had fired shots up into her apartment.The neighbor said Alexis had often angrily confronted her about making too much noise, and she told police he scared her.
The words “black” and “African-American” do not appear in this story.