Five dead in church mass shoot­ing

China Daily (Canada) - - WORLD -

A gun­man shot and killed four peo­ple at a church on Tues­day be­fore turn­ing the gun on him­self, ac­cord­ing to lo­cal me­dia. The shoot­ing took place at the Camp­inas Cathe­dral in Sao Paulo state as a mid­day mass was in progress, a spokesman for the lo­cal fire de­part­ment told Globo TV news. The gun­man was armed with two weapons and fired at least 20 times be­fore po­lice con­fronted him and he com­mit­ted sui­cide in front of the al­tar. Au­thor­i­ties said they didn’t know the shooter’s mo­tive, but it ap­peared he had no spe­cific tar­get.

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