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Five people are dead, including two officers, after a shooting on Sunday, June 8, inside a Las Vegas pizza restaurant and a Walmart.
— ABC13News (@ABC13News) June 8, 2014
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Police have said that the two suspects were among those who were killed, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The disturbance began around 11:30 a.m., when a man and woman entered and shot two police officers who were having lunch in a Las Vegas pizza restaurant. After disarming the officers, the two suspects headed to the Walmart across the street, where they proceeded to shoot and kill one person inside. The suspects then shot and killed themselves. A Las Vegas police spokesperson stated that the shooting seemed to be part of a “suicide pact,” although the official motive is still under investigation.
According to The Associated Press, one of the suspects yelled, “This is a revolution.”
Police called it a “massive crime scene,” but were able stabilize the situation.
Details about the two suspects or the third person killed have not been released.