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Shooting suspect Michael McDermott is surrounded by law enforcement officers as he is lead out of Malden District Court after his arraignment on seven counts of murder. (Tom Landers - Reuters)
Fired Worker Kills 6 in Ill. Auto Shop
A disgruntled former employee returned this morning to the South Side auto supply house where he worked until six months ago and shot to death six former co-workers before being gunned down by police, authorities said.

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