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Chicago Native Among Navy Yard Victims



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    A Chicago native was among the victims in Monday's Washington D.C. Navy Yard shooting.

    Kathy Gaarde, 62, was born and raised in Chicago but moved to Washington 38 years ago. She worked as a financial advisor.

    Gaarde is being remembered as a loving wife and mother as well as an avid hockey fan.

    Police have identified all of the victims of the shooting spree as they begin to piece together more about the man who killed 12 people and injured eight others in one of the deadliest single events ever in the nation's capital.

    The other victims were identified as:

    • Arthur Daniels, 51
    • Mary Francis Knight, 51
    • Gerald L. Read, 58
    • Martin Bodrog, 54
    • Richard Michael Ridgell, 52
    • Michael Arnold, 59
    • Sylvia Frasier, 53
    • John Roger Johnson, 73
    • Frank Kohler, 50
    • Kenneth Bernard Proctor, 46
    • Vishnu Pandit, 61

    Among the eight injured was a D.C. police officer, identified as Scott Williams, who was shot in the leg while responding to the shooting, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray reported late Monday. Doctors say they hope Williams will be able to walk again after undergoing hours of surgery.

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    None of the people killed is reported to be military personnel. The rest of the injured individuals suffered non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to recover.