Police name all victims killed in Navy Yard shooting

September 17, 2013
The flag flies at half-staff at the front entrance of the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, Texas Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Officials say Aaron Alexis, an information technology employee with a defense contractor who once served at this base, used a valid pass to get into the Washington Navy Yard building where he opened fire Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, killing 12 people. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

(Reuters) - Police have released the names of the 12 victims killed after a gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. The suspected gunman, Aaron Alexis, 34, was shot dead by police.

* Michael Arnold, 59, of Lorton, Virginia

* Sylvia Frasier, 53, of Waldorf, Maryland

* Kathy Gaarde, 62, of Woodbridge, Virginia

* John Roger Johnson, 73, of Derwood, Maryland

* Frank Kohler, 50, of Tall Timbers, Maryland

* Kenneth Bernard Proctor, 46, of Waldorf, Maryland

* Vishnu Shalchendia Pandit, 61, of North Potomac, Maryland

* Arthur Daniels, 51, of Washington, DC

* Mary Francis Knight, 51, of Reston, Virginia

* Gerald L. Read, 58, of Alexandria, Virginia

* Martin Bodrog, 54, of Annandale, Virginia

* Richard Michael Ridgell, 52, of Westminster, Maryland

(Reporting By Edith Honan; editing by Gunna Dickson)