Eight killed in US over family dispute

August 8th, 2011 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS  

Washington Aug 8 (IANS) Eight people were killed in Ohio state of US over a family altercation, a media report said.

According to Copley township police chief Michael Mier, a man shot five people to death and then two more people were killed nearby, before the police killed the shooter, a WKYC-TV report stated.

The deceased included an 11-year-old boy, Xinhua reported.

Copley lies in the west of Akron city, about 40 miles south of Cleveland city of Ohio in US.

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