Police nab gunman in NW China

Updated: 2012-02-05 21:10


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LANZHOU - Police have captured a man that shot dead three people and left eight others injured Sunday morning in Northwest China's Gansu province.

The man, who is said to be in his thirties, used an emulational handgun and the shots were fired at around 10 am Sunday in Dangxian village, Huining county, said a spokesman with the county's police department.

The suspect was nabbed while running away from police, said the spokesman.

The injured victims have been hospitalized and are in stable condition, according to a local hospital, where they are being treated.

Police are still trying to find out the suspect's motive for the shooting.

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