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Dutch Mall Shooter Fired More Than 100 Times

Associated Press

11 April 2011

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Tristan van der Vlis, 24, used three different guns during the shooting spree Saturday at the busy Ridderhof mall in the central city of Alphen aan den Rijn…

Van der Vlis… walked back and forth firing from three guns…

Van der Vlis could have been granted permits under tough Dutch gun control laws for the three weapons despite prior run-ins with the law and a stay at a psychiatric institution in 2006.

Detectives are still investigating whether one of the guns, a semiautomatic, had been illegally modified to turn it into a fully automatic weapon…

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