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Illinois Gunman Opened Fire When He Learned He Would Lose His Job, Police Say

Shooter Gary Montez Martin, 45, wasn't legally allowed to own a gun, police say. But he never complied with a demand to relinquish his firearms.

The gunman who killed five people in Aurora, Ill., and wounded five police officers started shooting after learning he was being fired, police said on Saturday.

, a 45-year-old man who had been arrested six times in Aurora, including for "domestic violence related issues." Police

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