Saturday, January 8, 2011

Giffords and thirteen others wounded, federal judge and six others killed in attack in Tucson

Democratic Representative of Arizona Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head today outside a supermarket in Tucson where she was meeting with constituents for a "Congress on Your Corner" event.  The attack killed six people including US District Judge John Roll and a young child and injured thirteen including Rep. Giffords.  The alleged shooter has been identified as Jared Loughner, and police are looking for a possible accomplice in the attack.  Rep. Giffords has come out of surgery, and the surgeon is "optimistic about recovery".

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