China Daily (Hong Kong)

Shooter’s rampage halted in gun store


A person entered a gun store and shooting range in a New Orleans suburb and fatally shot two people on Saturday, prompting customers and staff to open fire on the shooter, a sheriff said. The shooter also died. The shooting happened around 2:50 pm local time at the Jefferson Gun Outlet in Metairie. Police said the shooter struck the two people inside, and then several other people opened fire on the shooter and two more people were injured in a parking lot.

South Korea’s automotive export, production and local sales all posted a double-digit growth in January, a government report showed last week. It marked the first time since September that all of the export, production and local sales of vehicles gained ground, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. The number of cars shipped overseas was 192,322 in January, up 29.5 percent from a year earlier. Automotive export to North America, the European Union, Eastern Europe and Asia all advanced in double figures.

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