Two killed, five wounded in US restaurant shooting

March 4th, 2008 - 6:54 am ICT by admin  

Washington, March 4 (Xinhua) A gunman killed one person and injured five in a Florida fast food restaurant before committing suicide, local media reported. The incident happened Monday at a Wendy’s restaurant in West Palm Beach County in Florida, WPBF TV 25 television channel reported.

“He just came out of the restaurant’s bathroom and had one victim unfortunately facing him, and he fired almost point-blank at the individual,” a police official said.

The shooter continued to fire with his 9-mm pistol. About 10 to 15 people were believed to be in the restaurant at the time of the shooting, police said.

According to police, three injured were in critical condition while two suffered from minor injuries.

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