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lone gunman

A shooter that acts alone. This phrase is perhaps most often associated with Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who assassinated John F. Kennedy. I know you think the murders were perpetrated by a lone gunman, but I just can't believe that no one else helped him to carry out all this violence.
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The gunman is believed to have killed at least 41 people at the Al Noor mosque before driving about 3 miles across town and attacking the Linwood mosque, where he killed seven more people.
According to the Washington Post, the gunman committed suicide amidst a group of 100 people.
In the latest incident, the gunman entered a CIC bank branch in central Toulouse at about 11am local time and took the bank director and three other employees hostage.
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.
The two youngsters were with their mum, Safina Bibi, at the Newspoint shop in Grimscar Avenue when the gunman struck.
"A gunman was shot down but the rest of the gunmen are being chased by
Summary: Two people were shot at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Wednesday, when a gunman opened fire on the building sparking panic in the heart of the capital's tourist
In a separate attack a lone gunman on a motorbike shot a man at the Hare and Hounds pub.
IN 1963 Bob Huntley was awarded the British Empire Medal for brave conduct in the arrest of a gunman.
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.
pulled out a gun, and demanded money." 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.
ONE man was killed and two others were injured when a gunman opened fire in an house early yesterday.