WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- On Wednesday, Washington's Navy Yard will reopen after Monday's shooting.
We're learning more information about the 12 victims who died during the shooting rampage. It's a difficult time for the grieving families and many are still too distraught to speak out about their loved ones, but some of the victim's families did pass along photographs and memories.
All 12 victims were civilians, working at what should be one of the safest places in Washington. The youngest was 46 and the oldest was 73 years old.
Martin Bodrog of Virginia graduated from the Naval Academy and spent 22 years as an officer in the navy. He enjoyed walking his dog and helping neighbors.
Mary Delorenzo Knight taught classes at a Virginia community college in addition to her job at the Navy yard. She celebrated her daughter's wedding just three months ago.
Michael Arnold was a pilot from Virginia. His family says he loved his country, he loved the Navy and he loved flying.
John Johnson's wife and four daughters never thought they would hold a media conference in their front driveway. They say John was an avid fisherman and Redskins fan.
"He always said 'goodbye beautiful, I love you so much. You have a good day and God bless you,' " said Judy Johnson, John's wife. When news broke Monday of a mass shooting, John's four daughters drove straight to D.C. to find their dad. Their calls went unanswered.
Eight others lost their lives this week including: Kenneth Proctor, Vishnu Pandit, Gerald Read, Kathy Gaarde, Sylvia Frasier, Frank Kohler, Arthur Daniels and Richard Michael Ridgell.
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