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Gunman Kills 2, Wounds 8 at Campus

October 21, 2002|From Times Wire Reports

A man opened fire, killing two people and injuring eight at a university campus in the Australian city of Melbourne, police and emergency services said.

The gunman was taken into custody after the shooting on the sixth floor of a building at the Monash University campus on the outskirts of Australia's second-largest city. "He was in the possession of a number of handguns," police Supt. Trevor Parks said. "It would appear there has been indiscriminate shooting."

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