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November 1, 1989 | Associated Press
A 16-year-old pleaded guilty to murder and 13 other charges Tuesday in a shooting rampage at the boy's private school in which a teacher was killed and an assistant principal was wounded. Nicholas Elliott, whose shooting spree on Dec. 16 ended when the gun he aimed at a classmate jammed, accepted a plea bargain under which five lesser charges were dropped. Circuit Judge Alan A. Rosenblatt will decide whether to sentence Elliott as an adult or a juvenile.
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October 30, 2010 | By Jordan Steffen, Tribune Washington Bureau
Reporting from Washington After a fourth shooting Thursday night involving military buildings in Northern Virginia, the FBI appealed to the public for help locating a possibly disgruntled Marine before something "disastrous" happens. Authorities announced on Friday that they believe the shooter who fired on the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va., Thursday night may also be responsible for three other recent shootings targeting government buildings. John Perren, acting assistant director of the FBI Washington field office, said investigators believe the shooter may be a current or former Marine with a grievance with the Corps.
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SPORTS
April 17, 1992 | From Associated Press
Petersburg High will play its entire 1992 football season on the road because gunshots at a home game last year frightened students and parents. School Superintendent Willis B. McLeod said the school decided to abandon Cameron Field to ensure the safety of students and players. He also said the move was linked to poor ticket sales in recent years. "It was not a decision reached easily," McLeod said Wednesday. No one was injured when a gun discharged at a home game Oct. 25.
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September 24, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A man who said he wanted to shoot gay people and asked the way to the nearest gay bar later opened fire there, killing one person and wounding six others in Roanoke, Va., police said. Ronald Edward Gay, 53, was charged with murder and was being held without bail.
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June 16, 1998 | From Associated Press
A 14-year-old student opened fire with a pistol in the hallway of a high school Monday as students took final exams, wounding a basketball coach and a volunteer aide, police said. The injuries were not life-threatening, doctors said. Several students were in the hallway at the time of the shooting, and investigators believe one of them, not the coach or the aide, was the intended target, police said.
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January 24, 1998 | From Associated Press
A Pakistani was sentenced to death Friday for gunning down two CIA employees outside the gates of the spy agency. "I don't expect any justice or mercy from your country or this court," Mir Aimal Kasi, 33, told Circuit Judge J. Howe Brown in his first statement since his arrest last June. The ambush was "the result of a wrong policy toward Muslim countries," he said in a low voice. The jury that convicted Kasi of murder on Nov. 10 recommended the death penalty.
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October 13, 1993 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than eight months after five people were shot in broad daylight outside CIA headquarters by a gunman wielding a military-type assault rifle, both the suspected attacker and his motive still elude federal authorities. Mir Aimal Kansi, 29, a Pakistani national, has been indicted on first-degree murder and malicious wounding charges in the Jan. 25 attack, in which two agency employees were killed while driving to work.
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January 26, 1993 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A young man "coolly and methodically" sprayed rifle fire into cars waiting to enter Central Intelligence Agency headquarters Monday morning, killing two and wounding three from point-blank range before escaping in his vehicle, authorities and witnesses said. Although no motive for the assault is known, police speculated that there was "a common-sense connection" to the CIA because the assailant took aim at cars about to turn into the agency's entrance on a well-traveled thoroughfare.
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September 24, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A man who said he wanted to shoot gay people and asked the way to the nearest gay bar later opened fire there, killing one person and wounding six others in Roanoke, Va., police said. Ronald Edward Gay, 53, was charged with murder and was being held without bail.
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January 27, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
Police set up a roadblock outside CIA headquarters Tuesday and questioned motorists about the gunman who killed two of the spy agency's employees and wounded three other men who were on their way to work Monday. But the killer remained at large despite descriptions from motorists, tips from about 250 telephone callers and a CIA-supplied list of possibly disgruntled employees and agency contractors.
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June 16, 1998 | From Associated Press
A 14-year-old student opened fire with a pistol in the hallway of a high school Monday as students took final exams, wounding a basketball coach and a volunteer aide, police said. The injuries were not life-threatening, doctors said. Several students were in the hallway at the time of the shooting, and investigators believe one of them, not the coach or the aide, was the intended target, police said.
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January 24, 1998 | From Associated Press
A Pakistani was sentenced to death Friday for gunning down two CIA employees outside the gates of the spy agency. "I don't expect any justice or mercy from your country or this court," Mir Aimal Kasi, 33, told Circuit Judge J. Howe Brown in his first statement since his arrest last June. The ambush was "the result of a wrong policy toward Muslim countries," he said in a low voice. The jury that convicted Kasi of murder on Nov. 10 recommended the death penalty.
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September 4, 1996 | From Associated Press
A husband and wife who rushed to a hospital with three friends who had been shot, were then themselves gunned down in the emergency room after the shooter followed them there, authorities said. The wife was killed and the husband was reported in stable condition Tuesday. One of the wounded friends also died. The attacker, identified as Dawn Patricia Cooper, 42, the man's ex-wife, was wounded by an off-duty police officer working as a security guard at Chippenham Medical Center.
NEWS
October 13, 1993 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than eight months after five people were shot in broad daylight outside CIA headquarters by a gunman wielding a military-type assault rifle, both the suspected attacker and his motive still elude federal authorities. Mir Aimal Kansi, 29, a Pakistani national, has been indicted on first-degree murder and malicious wounding charges in the Jan. 25 attack, in which two agency employees were killed while driving to work.
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January 27, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
Police set up a roadblock outside CIA headquarters Tuesday and questioned motorists about the gunman who killed two of the spy agency's employees and wounded three other men who were on their way to work Monday. But the killer remained at large despite descriptions from motorists, tips from about 250 telephone callers and a CIA-supplied list of possibly disgruntled employees and agency contractors.
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January 26, 1993 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A young man "coolly and methodically" sprayed rifle fire into cars waiting to enter Central Intelligence Agency headquarters Monday morning, killing two and wounding three from point-blank range before escaping in his vehicle, authorities and witnesses said. Although no motive for the assault is known, police speculated that there was "a common-sense connection" to the CIA because the assailant took aim at cars about to turn into the agency's entrance on a well-traveled thoroughfare.
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September 4, 1996 | From Associated Press
A husband and wife who rushed to a hospital with three friends who had been shot, were then themselves gunned down in the emergency room after the shooter followed them there, authorities said. The wife was killed and the husband was reported in stable condition Tuesday. One of the wounded friends also died. The attacker, identified as Dawn Patricia Cooper, 42, the man's ex-wife, was wounded by an off-duty police officer working as a security guard at Chippenham Medical Center.
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October 29, 2010 | By Jordan Steffen, Tribune Washington Bureau
Reporting from Washington After a fourth shooting incident Thursday night involving military buildings in Northern Virginia, the FBI appealed to the public for help in locating a possibly disgruntled Marine before something "disastrous" happens. Authorities announced on Friday that they believe the shooter who fired on the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va. Thursday night may also be responsible for three other shootings targeting government buildings in recent weeks.
SPORTS
April 17, 1992 | From Associated Press
Petersburg High will play its entire 1992 football season on the road because gunshots at a home game last year frightened students and parents. School Superintendent Willis B. McLeod said the school decided to abandon Cameron Field to ensure the safety of students and players. He also said the move was linked to poor ticket sales in recent years. "It was not a decision reached easily," McLeod said Wednesday. No one was injured when a gun discharged at a home game Oct. 25.
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