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Five Dead As Chinese Gunman Goes Berserk

Posted: Jun 10, 2015 at 7:33 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

A Chinese villager armed with a double-barreled hunting gun killed four people, including two police oficers, in northern Hebei Province, China, on Tuesday, local media said.

Reports emerged Wednesday claiming that Liu Shuangrui went on the rampage in Xishibao village in Suning County, two hours south of Beijing, killing two villagers and wounding three.

The assailant also shot dead two police officers and wounded two, the report said.

The development is a rare outbreak of gun violence in China, where firearms are strictly controlled.

Liu was trapped in his house and found dead when police broke in around dawn, local media quoted the police, adding that the cause of his death was not yet known.

Some media houses aired pictures from a news release from government, which said Liu, 55, had bipolar disorder.