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Venezuela shooting: At least one dead after troops fire on indigenous people near Brazil border

Venezuela shooting: At least one dead after troops fire on indigenous people near Brazil borderAt least one person has been shot dead by Venezuelan security forces during a clash on the border with Brazil, according to local officials. Gran Sabana mayor Emilio Gonzalez identified the woman who was killed as Zoraida Rodriguez, a member of an indigenous community. The mayor said members of the Pemon indigenous group clashed with the Venezuela National Guard and the army, who were moving tanks to the border.



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Aurora shooting victim Josh Pinkard texted love to his wife as he lay dying

Aurora shooting victim Josh Pinkard texted love to his wife as he lay dyingOne of the victims of a gunman's rampage in Illinois texted love to his wife as he lay dying: "I received a text at 1:24 from my precious husband."



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Aurora shooting: Victims of shooting at Henry Pratt Company remembered at vigil Sunday

Aurora shooting: Victims of shooting at Henry Pratt Company remembered at vigil SundayA vigil will be held at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora Sunday at 2:30 p.m. to remember the victims of Friday's shooting and to show support for their families and survivors.



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Aurora shooting: Man who shot five dead 'was about to lose job', say police as victims identified

Aurora shooting: Man who shot five dead 'was about to lose job', say police as victims identifiedGary Martin, 45, also injured five police officers and a sixth employee after he opened fire at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday. It later emerged that Martin was not legally allowed to own a gun because of a previous conviction for aggravated assault in Mississippi. Illinois State Police sent Martin a letter asking him to voluntarily surrender the weapon, but he did not, according to Aurora police chief Kristen Ziman.



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Police: Gunman in shooting rampage had 6 prior arrests in Aurora, Illinois, including domestic battery charges

Police: Gunman in shooting rampage had 6 prior arrests in Aurora, Illinois, including domestic battery chargesFive male workers of Henry Pratt Co. were found dead and the gunman was killed in a shootout with police after a search of the sprawling warehouse.



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Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant managerCHICAGO (AP) — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims:



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Aurora shooting victims: What we know about those killed in Henry Pratt warehouse shooting

Aurora shooting victims: What we know about those killed in Henry Pratt warehouse shootingFive employees were fatally shot when a gunman opened fire Friday inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois.



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Illinois Gunman Had a History of Domestic Violence and Was 'Stressed' Before Shooting

Illinois Gunman Had a History of Domestic Violence and Was 'Stressed' Before ShootingGary Martin was convicted of stabbing a woman in Mississippi in 1994



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Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silencePARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and other schools across the U.S. bowed their heads in a moment of silence and took part in volunteer projects Thursday to mark the anniversary of the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives. But for many Parkland students, the tragedy was still so raw they couldn't bring themselves to set foot in the building.



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Multiple wounded, at least one dead in US shooting

Multiple wounded, at least one dead in US shootingAt least one person was killed and several others, including police officers, were wounded on Friday when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the outskirts of Chicago. US media reported that the suspected gunman was killed soon after police and federal agents flooded a manufacturing complex in Aurora, Illinois — 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of central Chicago. Witnesses said they had locked themselves into nearby buildings as a man in his 30s or 40s began firing off rounds.



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