Nine killed in US shooting

August 4th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS  

Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Nine people were killed in a mass shooting Tuesday at a workplace in Connecticut, police said.
The shooting took place in Manchester, with a gunman shooting dead eight people before killing himself, CNN quoted Manchester police’s Lt. Joe San Antonio as saying.

The suspect was Omar Thornton, said Sgt. Sandy Ficara of the Manchester Police.

The shooting happened at Hartford Distributors, a beer distributor close to the communities of South Windsor and Manchester, the report said.

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