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2 police officers shot at entrance to Pentagon, suspect killed in return gunfire

Publié par Clifford Armion le 03/05/2010

Christine Simmons, Eileen Sullivan

"WASHINGTON (AP) A gunman coolly drew a weapon from his pocket and opened fire at a security checkpoint into the Pentagon on Thursday in a point-blank attack that wounded two police officers before the suspect was fatally shot. "The two officers suffered grazing wounds and were being treated in a hospital, said Richard Keevill, chief of Pentagon police. The shooter, identified as John Patrick Bedell, 36, of Hollister, Calif., died hours after being admitted to a hospital in critical condition, authorities said. They had no motive for the shooting. "There were signs, however, that Bedell may have harbored resentment for the military and had doubts about the facts behind the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks." Read on...
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"2 police officers shot at entrance to Pentagon, suspect killed in return gunfire", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2010. Consulté le 23/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/2-police-officers-shot-at-entrance-to-pentagon-suspect-killed-in-return-gunfire