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Gunman kills 7, commits suicide, in house-to-house rampage

Gunman kills 7, commits suicide in house-to-house rampage; mother's death may have set him off
Jim Salter, The Associated Press

TYRONE, Mo. - A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took his own life in a house-to-house shooting rampage that wiped out a swath of this tiny town in the Missouri Ozarks.

Ontario woman among victims in Texas shooting

Police say Ontario woman among victims in fatal Texas shooting involving soldier
The Associated Press

KILLEEN, Texas - A Canadian woman was among three people killed in Texas by a soldier, who shot himself in what appears to have been a domestic dispute, police said Tuesday.

Authorities in Killeen, Tex., identified the woman as Dawn Giffa, 28, of Kingston, Ont., who was married to the soldier, Atase Giffa, 30, who was stationed at Fort Hood.

Police said Giffa found his wife at a neighbour's place on Sunday night and forced her to return home with him.

Terminally ill woman witnesses Ohio murder-suicide

Family friction over care for Ohio cancer patient culminates in murder-suicide, leaves 4 dead
Kantele Franko, The Associated Press

LOGAN, Ohio - A man repeatedly shot his adult son and two sisters-in-law in his living room, killing them in front of his terminally ill wife, then fatally shot himself on the front porch as family tension about the cancer-stricken woman's care apparently boiled over, authorities said.

An earlier dispute about whether the woman should have been fed tea and toast or the orange her husband had peeled for her apparently set off the shooter Monday, 63-year-old Paul Gilkey.

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