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October 19, 2017
Nebraska News
Nebraska News
Nine dead in Omaha mall shooting, including gunman
(2007-12-05)
(NET Radio) - A law enforcement official speaking on the condition of anonymity has identified the gunman in a deadly mall shooting today as Robert Hawkins of Bellevue. The official tells The Associated Press that Hawkins was born in 1987. The official says the shooter left a suicide note that was found by his mother. The official did not know what the note said, where it was found, or the gunman's motive in the shootings. It was given to police, who have not confirmed or denied the existance of the note. The official says the alleged shooter did not have a criminal record or history.
Nine people, including the shooter, were killed in the shooting in Von Maur department store at the Westroads Mall this afternoon. Five others were injured, at least two critically.
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