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Officers examine a body on the floor Monday at Trolley Square Mall in Salt Lake City. A man with a shotgun entered the shopping mall and began randomly shooting customers Monday night, killing five people before being fatally shot by police. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

Utah police fatally shoot teen gunman after rampage leaves 5 dead in mall

SALT LAKE CITY — A man with a shotgun fired randomly in a historic shopping mall Monday night, killing five people and injuring several more before he was killed, police said.

Hours later, police still were searching stores for shocked shoppers and employees who were hiding and awaiting a safe escort from the Trolley Square mall.

"We have six fatalities and multiple victims at hospitals," police Detective Robin Snyder said. "They were found throughout the mall. I don't know male or female or ages." ... Full Story

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Roadside Safety: 10 tips you
can't hear often enough
By P-1 Editor Rachel Fretz

Last Friday, an Ohio state trooper and a sheriff's deputy were struck by a car while investigating a vehicle crash at a suburban intersection. On Saturday, a Wisconsin officer was injured when his squad car was struck from behind during a traffic stop. News reports of officers being struck by passing vehicles during roadside activities (traffic stops, accident reconstruction, motorist assistance, etc.) seem non-stop ... Full Story

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