Gunman kills at least six people in Santa Monica shooting: police

SANTA MONICA, California Fri Jun 7, 2013 8:52pm EDT

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SANTA MONICA, California (Reuters) - A gunman killed at least six people in Santa Monica, California, west of Los Angeles, on Friday, before he was shot to death himself by police at the library of a community college, Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said.

Seabrooks said a second individual she described as a "person of interest" had been taken into custody in connection with the violence, which unfolded a few miles from where President Barack Obama was attending a political fundraiser.

(Reporting Dana Feldman; Writing by Steve Gorman; Additional reporting by Dan Whitcomb and Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)

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