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armed man

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a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

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The cab driver, Ferdinand Marcon Cawelan, told the police that the gunman, along with a male companion, earlier hailed him at Manila Central University in Monumento.
Robert Heimberger, president of the Bavarian state crime office, said material found at his home showed the gunman was an avid player of violent video crimes who purchased his weapon -- a reactivated Glock 17 pistol -- on the so-called dark net, an area of the Internet accessible only via special software.
Burn also said that the officers would work with the witnesses to find out more information about the gunman who had held the hostages.
Security source told NINA that a gunman killed and another wounded when an improvised explosive device went off while they were assembling it inside a house in a village west of Muqdadiya district, northeast of Baquba.
Sources claimed the reason for killing as brother in law Mehmet Ay was using violence on his wife who was sister to gunman.
Lajward Ahmadzai, head of the clinic who was threatened by Mohammadi's gunman, said he opened fire on employees and fled after people gathered around the health facility.
Authorities say the gunman had psychiatric problems in the past and claimed he was acting for religious reasons.
He said the gunman was killed by a group of citizens, after the attack killed the goldsmiths and were on their way to escape, adding that the security forces have cordoned off the area, searching for the other escaped gunmen.
The gunman was among the dead, although it is not clear if he shot himself or was killed by police.
Police chief Ray Schultz said the gunman was a former employee.
In a separate attack a lone gunman on a motorbike shot a man at the Hare and Hounds pub.
of a gunman at Saticoy Street and Sepulveda Boulevard.
A gunman charged on-stage at a nightclub in the United States and opened fire on the band and crowd, killing top heavy metal guitarist 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott and three other people before a police officer shot him dead, authorities said.
The gunman then "fired one shot, wounding a shop employee," whereupon "the owner of the mom-and-pop store pulled out his own gun and fired one shot, hitting the gunman in the head.
The third gunman was thought to have driven away in the first car.