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Published September 17, 2013, 08:43 AM

Gunman in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

(AP) - Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.

By: DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer, Associated Press

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