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Shooting in Michigan park wounds 9, including 2 children | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News


A gunman has opened fire at a park in the Midwestern US state of Michigan, injuring nine people, including two children.

Local authorities said one of the children, an 8-year-old boy, was in critical condition following the rampage in a town near Detroit on Saturday.

The suspect, a 42-year-old man, was later found dead at his home.

The authorities said no connection had been found between the suspect and the victims.

Over the weekend, US media reported another shooting incident in a park in the southern state of Texas that left two people dead.

The shooting took place on Saturday night during an event to celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day, which commemorates the end of slavery in the US.



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