Gunman kills five, self at US skating rink

July 24th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Washington, July 24 (IANS) A gunman opened fire at a skating rink in Dallas, killing at least five people and injuring four before fatally shooting himself Saturday, police said.

A police officer said the gunman attended a birthday party in the skating rink and shot at people when a squabble broke out between a husband and wife, Xinhua reported.

The victims haven’t been identified and their relation with the gunman was unclear. The wounded were taken to hospitals.

A local resident told the Dallas Morning News that he saw the victims coming across the street in panic.

“They had children along with some adults. You could tell there was a sense of urgency and panic in their eyes.”

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