Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is in a critical condition after being shot in the head during a political event in Tucson Saturday. Six people were killed during the incident. Police report that they believe the gunmen was not acting alone.
REUTERS - U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was battling for her life on Sunday after an assailant shot her in the head and killed six others as she met with constituents in Tucson.
The 40-year-old Democratic lawmaker was in critical condition and doctors were cautiously optimistic she would survive. The suspected gunman was in federal custody as investigators sought a motive in the rare shooting of a U.S. lawmaker and looked for a possible accomplice.
'AN INCREASINGLY VIOLENT POLITICAL DISCOURSE IN THE US'
Date created : 2011-01-09