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CBS, NBC Retract Reporting on Identity of Washington Navy Yard Shooter

CBS News and NBC News retracted reports about the identification of the Washington Navy Yard shooter on Monday, just minutes after each network reported that the suspect in question was Navy chief petty officer named Rollie Chance.

CBS's John Miller reported that Chance was a suspect before 1 p.m. on Monday. NBC News later reported the same information and continued to do so past 1 p.m., even after Miller reported that the initial reports about Chance were wrong.

Source: Politico. Read full article. (link)

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