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Teacher: Ariz. gunman 'mentally disturbed'

"I wasn't scared of him physically," he said. "But I was scared of him bringing a weapon to class"


By Drew Griffin, Kathleen Johnston and Scott Zamost
CNN

TUCSON, Arizona — The suspect in the weekend massacre in Arizona was kicked out of an algebra class at a community college in June after repeated interruptions and clearly "needed psychological help," his instructor said Sunday.

Jared Lee Loughner was "physically removed" from the Pima Community College course less than a month after it began, its instructor, Ben McGahee told CNN. McGahee said Loughner sometimes shook, blurted things out in class, and appeared to be under the influence of drugs at times.

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