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Indiana Police Laud Actions of Shopper Who Killed Mall Attacker

The main entrance of Greenwood Park Mall July 18 in Greenwood, Indiana.
The main entrance of Greenwood Park Mall July 18 in Greenwood, Indiana.Photographer: Jon Cherry/Getty Images
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Greenwood, Ind. (AP) -- A 20-year-old man likely assembled a rifle in the bathroom of a suburban Indianapolis shopping mall before shooting five people in the food court, killing three of them before an armed shopper fatally shot him, authorities said Monday.

Jonathan Sapirman of Greenwood apparently was facing eviction before he opened fire at the Greenwood Park Mall shortly before it closed Sunday evening, the city’s police chief, James Ison, said at a news conference.