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US: Family argument escalated into violent shooting, 7 killed

08-08-2011 13:34 BJT

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A family argument has escalated into a violent shooting in Copley, Ohio on Sunday. Seven people have been killed including an 11-year-old. Neighbors heard shots fired around 11 a.m. local time.

Local Police Chief Michael Mier said a man first gunned down five people, then killed two others in another location. The gunman was later shot and killed by police. One survivor has been taken to hospital in the city of Akron.

Members of the Summit County Sheriff Department leave the scene of a multiple fatal shooting Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 in Copley Township, Ohio, Sunday, Aug. 7. 2011. A family argument in the Akron suburb ended in the shooting deaths of seven people in two places, including an 11-year-old, and two more people were wounded, authorities said Sunday MANDATORY CREDIT Photo: Akron Beacon Journal, Karen Schiely / AP
Members of the Summit County Sheriff Department leave the scene of...

Several hundred people attend a prayer vigil, following a multiple death shooting in Copley Twp. a suburb of Akron, Ohio, Sunday, Aug. 7. 2011. A man apparently angry with his girlfriend gunned down two people outside an Ohio home in Copley Twp., Sunday, and two more in a car, then shot his girlfriend in a rampage that left seven dead including the gunman. Photo: Phil Long / AP



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