Associated mess: Sluggish AP finally corrects erroneous report on Navy Yard shooter

Only took 24 hours or so, but the AP finally caught up to reality:

Let’s give ‘em a hand!

Update: A NewsBusters post notes that the AP’s correction still hasn’t quite made it to every erroneous report.

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