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School Shooter Kills 8, Self in Finland

Associated Press

7 November 2007

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An 18-year-old gunman opened fire at his high school… killing seven other students and the principal before mortally wounding himself…

[T]he gunman… shot himself in the head after the shooting spree at Jokela High School in Tuusula… He died later at Toolo Hospital in Helsinki.

The teen killed five boys, two girls and the female principal with a .22-caliber pistol, police said…

Police Chief Matti Tohkanen said the gunman didn't have a previous criminal record… He said the teen belonged to a gun club and had gotten a license for the pistol Oct. 19…

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