Wow. What can people do to help rein in mentally ill family members?
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The mother of the Washington Navy Yard gunman said Wednesday she was heartbroken and apologized to relatives of the 12 victims, but added she was glad Aaron Alexis is “in a place” where he can no longer harm anyone.

Cathleen Alexis read a brief statement to reporters at her home in Brooklyn, N.Y. She took no questions.

“His actions have had a profound and everlasting effect on the families of the victims,” Cathleen Alexis said. “I don’t know why he did what he did, and I’ll never be able to ask him why. Aaron is now in a place where he can no longer do harm to anyone, and for that I am glad.”

Alexis’ mother added she was “so, so very sorry” for relatives of the 12 victims killed during the gunman’s rampage early Monday at the Navy Yard before he died in a shootout with police.

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