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6 April 2009

Wall Street Journal

PITTSBURGH — A 22-year-man who shot and killed three Pittsburgh police officers over the weekend had been stockpiling guns and ammunition, buying and selling the weapons online "because he believed that as a result of the economic collapse, the police were no longer able to protect society," according to a court report. The gunman, Richard Andrew Poplawski, surrendered and was taken into custody after he was shot several times in the leg. Police said he will be... (GunPolicy.org)

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