NY Gunman Fired 98 Shots in a Minute

Barrage from Wong's 2 handguns killed most of 13 victims instantly
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2009 9:24 AM CDT
NY Gunman Fired 98 Shots in a Minute
Relatives of shooting victims Lan Ho and Long Huynh pray outside the American Civic Association on Sunday in Binghamton, NY.   (AP Photo)

Jiverly Wong unleashed 98 shots within a little more than a minute in his shooting spree last week at the American Civic Association in Binghamton, NY, police said today. The Vietnamese immigrant carried a 9mm Beretta and a .45-caliber handgun, and a bag of full ammunition clips. Nearly all of his 13 victims died immediately, the AP reports. (More Jiverly Wong stories.)

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