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Navy Yard Gunman's Mother Speaks

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    Cathleen Alexis, the mother of the gunman who killed 12 people and injured eight others at the Washington Navy Yard read a short statement at her Brooklyn home Wednesday saying that she was heartbroken and doesn't know why her son did what he did. She added that her son's actions "have had a profound and everlasting affect on the families of the victims."