Sadly, Aaron Alexis killed 12 people.
The life of Aaron Alexis, the 34-year-old civilian Navy contractor who killed 12 people Monday at the Washington Navy Yard, friends, law enforcement and military officials say, was an odd combination of Buddhist calm and paranoia, friendliness and sudden rage.
"He always thought someone was trying to hurt him," said Nutpisit Suthamtewakul, a friend of Alexis in Fort Worth. "He was afraid of people."
Suthamtewakul, who first met Alexis at a Buddhist temple, told USA TODAY that Alexis showed signs of paranoia and routinely carried a .45-caliber pistol in his belt while making deliveries for a Thai restaurant according to USA Today enjoy reading the entire USA Today article
What is paranoid schizophrenia? According to the Mayo Clinic paranoid schizophrenia is one of several types of schizophrenia, a chronic mental illness in which a person loses touch with reality (psychosis). The classic features of paranoid schizophrenia are having delusions and hearing things that aren't real.
With paranoid schizophrenia, your ability to think and function in daily life may be better than with other types of schizophrenia read the entire Mayo Clinic article
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