Drunken Gunman Kills Three

    Police search evidences on January 3, 2012 in Daillon after a gunman has opened fire in a village in southern Switzerland, killing three people and wounding two others on the eve. The man, who had reportedly been drinking heavily before the shooting and was armed with an assault rifle, launched the attack in the village of Daillon late on January 2, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Three people were killed and another two wounded on Wednesday when a drunken gunman opened fire in a Swiss village. The suspect was shot and wounded after threatening officers, and he has been taken into custody. The gunman was reportedly in his 30s and a resident of the village. While shootings in Switzerland are rare, gun ownership is widespread, with an estimated one in three people owning guns.

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