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Tuesday
Sep062011

IHOP Shooting Rampage: Guard Members Among Dead

ABC News(CARSON CITY, Nev.) -- A gunman opened fire at a Carson City, Nev., IHOP restaurant, killing three people -- including two National Guard members -- and wounding nine others before he ended the carnage by shooting himself, police said.

The gunman, whom police have identified as Eduardo Sencion, shot himself in the head with an automatic rifle at the restaurant. He was taken to a hospital where he died three hours later.

At least five of the people the Sencion wounded were members of the National Guard, a spokesman for the Nevada National Guard said. Two of those members died.

Carson City Chief Deputy Jack Freer said that the nine people wounded at the IHOP were taken to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno and a hospital in Carson City. He said the condition of those nine people are unknown.

Sencion, a 33-year-old Mexican-born U.S. citizen with no criminal history, arrived at the IHOP in a blue minivan just before 9 a.m. and was seen running into the restaurant, police said.

Preliminary information was that Sencion was an ex-employee of the pancake house, but police now say that they can't confirm that about the Carson City resident.

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