As it happened: California shootings

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  • A gunman has killed six people in drive-by shooting near Californian city of Santa Barbara
  • The suspected gunman has been found dead in his crashed car, with a gunshot wound to the head
  • Police investigating link to misogynist YouTube video
  • Officials say they have evidence suggesting the shooting was "premeditated mass murder"
  • The shootings took place in Isla Vista, near the University of California-Santa Barbara
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Last updated 24 May 2014

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