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Tue Jun 4, 2019, 10:02 AM

Darwin shooting: Four killed in northern Australia

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Source: BBC

A gunman shot dead four people and injured another at five different locations in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials said.

The 45-year-old suspect, who was known to the police, was arrested an hour after the first shots were reported at about 18:00 local time (08:30 GMT).

Police said they believed the man had acted alone. The crime scenes reportedly included a motel and a bar.

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The alleged gunman, who had been on parole since January, was wearing an electronic tag, Northern Territory Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw said.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-48510881

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Calista241 Jun 2019 OP
inwiththenew Jun 2019 #1
raccoon Jun 2019 #2
JudyM Jun 2019 #3

Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Tue Jun 4, 2019, 10:28 AM

1. This is the second mass shooting they've had in as many months

There was the club shooting that killed 1 and injured 3 a couple months ago. Here no one would bat an eye but that is highly unusual for them.

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Response to inwiththenew (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 4, 2019, 10:31 AM

2. Are they trying to top the US? nt

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Tue Jun 4, 2019, 11:56 AM

3. Locking.

Please post only important news of national interest in LBN, per the SOP. (The forum hosts are unanimous that this post doesn’t meet that criteria.). Feel free to repost in GD.

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