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Suspect of Canadian university shooting arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 14:08

Vancouver: The suspect in Friday`s University of Alberta shooting in the Canadian city of Edmonton has been arrested, authorities said on Saturday evening.
Travis Baumgartner, 21, was seized by US border authorities while attempting to cross into the United States, according to the Edmonton Police Service.

Canadian police officials are on their way to bring back the suspect, who is wanted on three counts of first degree murder and one count of attempted murder, the police said.

Police believe that Baumgartner, an armed guard, is the primary suspect in an armed robbery in which he shot and killed three of his fellow colleagues and seriously injured another while making a delivery to a bank located at the University of Alberta campus after midnight.


First Published: Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 14:08
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