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5 August 2010

Agence France Presse

NEW YORK — The US man who shot dead eight people after being sacked from a beer depot ran after his victims as they hid in offices, closets and the parking lot, emergency police calls revealed. A total of 20 calls were made to the 911 number from terrified workers at Hartford Distributors in the town of Manchester, Connecticut, as Omar Thornton, 34, went on the rampage Tuesday. "I got shot," the company's executive, Steve Hollander, tells police from an office where... (GunPolicy.org)

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