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September 28, 2010
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Gunman opens fire at Univ. of Texas library, kills self

SWAT officers put the campus on lockdown

By PoliceOne Staff

AUSTIN, Texas — A man wielding an AK-47 opened fire in the campus library at the University of Texas Tuesday morning. He then turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.

No one else in the library was injured, according to CNN.

Local police and SWAT officers put the campus on lockdown and surrounded the building, searching for a possible second shooter as well as explosives. 

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