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Broken mental health system and guns a recipe for tragedy

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Broken mental health system and guns a recipe for tragedy As somebody with both a criminal justice background and a mental health advocacy background, there are particular features of the Washington Navy Yard tragedy that demand further discussion and congressional action [Sept. 26 Gazette]. First, it seems well established that [shooter] Aaron Alexis suffered from a serious mental illness and was profoundly delusional at the time of the shootings. There is also ample evidence that ...

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