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United States

14 February 2008

Los Angeles Times / Chicago Tribune

A gunman dressed in black stormed into an oceanography class at Northern Illinois University Thursday afternoon and opened fire with a shotgun and two handguns, killing five students and wounding 16 more in a matter of seconds. Then, still on stage, he killed himself, authorities said. The gunman was not a current student at the school of more than 25,000 that rises from cornfields and subdivisions 65 miles west of downtown Chicago, authorities said. NIU President... (GunPolicy.org)

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