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Five killed in College shooting

Published:Friday | February 15, 2008 | 10:35 AM

Five people were killed and 18 others wounded at the Northern Illinois University’s Dekald campus yesterday.

A gunman dressed in full black, reportedly opened fire on a lecture on the campus.

The gunman reportedly killed himself after the attack.

It is reported that the man armed with two handguns and a shot gun, walked from behind a screen in a geology class in a 600-seat lecture hall and started firing shots.

The police have not released his identity but he is believed to be a student at another college.

A spokesperson, at the Kishwaukee communiy hospital close to the school said many of the victims were shot in the head.