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Five dead in Santa Monica shooting

8 June 2013 Last updated at 05:14 BST

At least five people have died after a series of shootings around a college in Santa Monica, California, police have confirmed.

The rampage began at a house and ended on campus where police say they fatally shot the gunman in the college library.

The gunman was described as in his late 20s, wearing a bullet-proof jacket and armed with an assault-style rifle.

Peter Bowes reports.