Navy Yard shooting: Suspect discharged from Navy after misconduct

This booking photo provided by the Fort Worth Police Department shows Aaron Alexis, arrested in September 2010, on suspicion of discharging a firearm in the city limits. Alexis is suspected to be the shooter at the Washington, DC Navy Yard on Monday,
This booking photo provided by the Fort Worth Police Department shows Aaron Alexis, arrested in September 2010, on suspicion of discharging a firearm in the city limits. Alexis is suspected to be the shooter at the Washington, DC Navy Yard on Monday, Sept 16, 2013. -- FILE PHOTO: AP

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Aaron Alexis, the 34-year-old suspected shooter behind Monday's rampage at the United States Navy Yard in Washington, received a general discharge from the Navy Reserve in 2011 after a series of misconduct issues, a Navy official said.

The official, when asked by Reuters, declined to detail the types of misconduct in Alexis' record. The official spoke on condition of anonymity.