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United States

28 November 2004

Post-Crescent (Wisconsin)

The gun allegedly used to kill six Wisconsin hunters is a type commonly used to hunt deer and should not be called an assault weapon, say local hunters and gun enthusiasts. Authorities say that Chai Vang, 36, of St. Paul, Minn., shot eight people last Sunday, killing six, following a confrontation over a deer stand on private property in Sawyer County. Vang, who claims he shot the hunters after they made racial slurs and shot at him, remained in the Sawyer County Jail... (

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