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Police: 6 dead 4 wounded in Albuquerque shooting

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Posted: Jul 12, 2010 1:03 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Albuquerque, shooting, fiber optics, gunman, Emcore Corp., domestic violence, WBRZ

Police say six people are dead and four others are hospitalized in a shooting at an Albuquerque fiber
optics manufacturer.

Authorities say one of the dead was believed to be the gunman at the shooting on Monday at the campus of Emcore Corp.

Police Chief Ray Schultz says the shooter was a former Emcore employee.

Schultz says the incident was a domestic violence workplace shooting.

Chaos unfolded at the facility as the gunman opened fire, sending employees fleeing for cover as police locked down the entire neighborhood.

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