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Lone gunman opens fire at Canada's Dawson College

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MONTREAL - Police are now convinced there was just a lone gunman who opened fire at a Montreal college -- and that he shot himself.

There were initially fears that as many as three shooters were involved. But authorities say that's not the case, and that the search for others is over.

At least 12 people were shot at Dawson College by a man witnesses describe as being in his late teens, dressed in black, with a "punk" appearance. He was carrying what many say was a big rifle when he came into the school's cafeteria.

The gunman fired numerous shots, but several witnesses say he didn't appear to reload. They also say he was shooting randomly.

Six of the victims are seriously hurt.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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