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911 tape of Arizona shooting released

The audio tape of the 911 emergency call placed moments after the Arizona shooting has been released.

On the tape the caller can be heard saying Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and several others had been shot, and describing the gunman's appearance.

Six people were killed when he opened fire at an event hosted by Ms Giffords in Tucson.

She was shot in the head but is expected to recover.

The suspect, identified as Jared Loughner, is facing five counts of murder and attempted murder.

  • 09 Jan 2011
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