June 8, 2013 / 12:55 AM / 5 years ago

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

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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