USA: Three dead in a shooting in the parking lot of an Iowa church

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on 03.06.2022 at 07:38

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A man shot and killed two women in the parking lot of a church in the US state of Iowa on Thursday, before turning the gun on himself, police said, in what constitutes a another deadly shooting in the United States. /Photo taken on February 28, 2022/REUTERS/Fred Greaves


FRED GREAVES

(Reuters) – A man shot and killed two women in the parking lot of a church in the U.S. state of Iowa on Thursday before turning the gun on himself, police said. which constitutes a new murderous shooting in the United States.

The incident came shortly after US President Joe Biden delivered a major address on gun violence following several shootings that rocked the country lately, including one at an elementary school in Texas that killed 21 people last week. last.

The shooting happened outside Cornerstone Church, east of the town of Ames. Officers arriving at the scene found three bodies, said Story County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Lennie, who did not specify the identities of the victims or a possible connection between them.

(Report Daniel Trotta, Steve Gorman and Eric Beech; French version Jean Terzian)

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