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Japan

6 November 2009

BBC News

A gunman in Japan has taken his own life after wounding three people in Yokohama, outside Tokyo, police said. The gunman had taken refuge in a building in a residential area which the police surrounded. A police spokesman said one of the injured men was in a critical condition and the other two were lightly wounded. Japanese media reported the violence appeared to be gang related. Shootings are rare in Japan, where there are strict gun control laws. Police named... (GunPolicy.org)

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