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>Ariz. Rep. Giffords Shot At Public Event In Tucson

>Ariz. Rep. Giffords Shot At Public Event In Tucson
by NPR STAFF

A gunman opened fire Saturday onto a crowd at a public event held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Ariz., killing at least six people and critically injuring the congresswoman.

The dead included U.S. District Judge John Roll and a 9-year-old girl, President Obama said in a brief statement. Giffords, who was shot in the head, was among at least 12 people injured, according to the Pima County, Ariz., sheriff’s office.

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