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United States

27 September 2006

Associated Press

BAILEY, Colorado — A mysterious gunman took six girls hostage at the high school in this mountain town Wednesday, using them as human shields for hours before shooting and fatally wounding one and then killing himself as SWAT team members moved in, authorities said. In a scene the evoked memories of the Columbine massacre not far from here, the gunman was cornered with the girls in a second-floor classroom at Platte Canyon High School. He released four of them, one... (

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