April 24th, 2013
02:12 PM ET

5 killed in Illinois village shooting; suspect slain in shootout

Five people were killed and a 6-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after a shooting in a tiny western Illinois village early Wednesday, officials said.

A suspect in the slaughter in Manchester, Illinois, was killed following a chase and shootout with police hours later, authorities said.

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  1. saywhat

    I do think that this phenomenon of average (not criminals) citizens going on a shooting spree is reason enough to limit access to guns.

    April 25, 2013 at 5:30 pm | Report abuse |
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