SIX DEAD IN SUBURBAN ST.LOUIS CITY COUNCIL SHOOTING
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Police in Kirkwood, Mo., say six people are dead tonight, including a gunman and two police officers, after the man opened fire at a city council meeting. Two others were wounded and transported to an area hospital.
The shooting occurred at a meeting of the Kirkwood City Council in suburban St. Louis tonight, hitting the mayor and several council members, according to a newspaper reporter at the meeting.
Police shot the gunman, who had hit Kirkwood Mayor Mike Swoboda, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which had a reporter attending the meeting.