Six dead after gunman opens fire at city meeting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Six dead after gunman opens fire at city meeting

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) - Authorities near St. Louis now say six people were killed, including two police officers, after a gunman opened fire at a meeting of the Kirkwood, Missouri, City Council.

A spokesman for St. Louis County Police says the two police officers and three people attending the meeting were killed after a gunman rushed the council chambers and began firing as he yelled "Shoot the mayor!."

The gunman was fatally shot by Kirkwood police.

 

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