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6 Killed in Russia Shooting

Teens dead in shop attack
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2013 10:00 AM CDT
6 Killed in Russia Shooting
A frame grab from YouTube video following the attack.   (YouTube)

(Newser) – Six people have been killed and one injured in a shooting at a weapons store in southwest Russia. A 14-year-old and a 16-year-old were among those killed after a gunman arrived at the store in Belgorod by car, RT News reports. He reportedly attacked people outside with a semi-automatic weapon before entering the shop. He then fled in his car, RIA Novosti reports.

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The car has been found and officials reportedly know where the man is. Special forces are on their way, says an insider. The suspect is 31-year-old Sergey Pomazun, who reportedly has four previous convictions, mostly theft-related. Some reports pointed to a second suspect; the two may have been father and son. The suspect may have been trying to rob the shop. (Read more Russia stories.)

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