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Man shoots four, kills self in Miami

Latest update : 2009-03-15

A Miami man shot four people who appeared to be members of his family in the early hours of Sunday, then killed himself in what police say was probably the tragic outcome of a domestic dispute.

AFP - A Miami man shot four people dead early Sunday then killed himself, in what police said may have been the bloody outcome of a domestic dispute.
   
A detective from the Miami Police Department's homicide unit said authorities would not release the names of the victims until their next-of-kin were notified. But he said the victims appeared to be members of the same family, shot at a gathering shortly after midnight.
   
Witnesses said they saw the alleged gunman leave the scene in a red pickup truck. Soon afterward, police responded to an emergency call reporting more shots fired at a house that had been set ablaze three miles away.
   
When police arrived at the scene, they found the alleged killer's body. He apparently had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
   
The home was engulfed in flames, witnesses said. A yellow gas canister sat by an exterior wall of the one-story building, which was located near Miami's Little Havana, a district home to many immigrants from Latin America.
   
Police said they were investigating whether the rampage was related to a dispute between the alleged gunman and his wife, who had left him. They ruled the shooting a murder-suicide.
 

Date created : 2009-03-15

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