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10 January 2005

Japan Times / Kyodo

UTSUNOMIYA, Tochigi Prefecture — Family members of the victims in a deadly shooting will file a criminal complaint Tuesday against police officers and the chief of the Tochigi Prefecture public safety commission, claiming they allowed the killer to own a shotgun without full inspection, according to sources. Kimiko Tanaka, 60, and another woman were shot by a neighbor in Utsunomiya in July 2002. Tanaka died and the other woman was injured. The shooter killed... (

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