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Munich gunman 'spent year planning attack'

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>> German police say the Munich gunman who killed nine people spent at least 12 months planning his attack. Officials say the suspect had visited the site of a past mass shooting this time last year. He was also undergoing treatment for psychiatric disorders.>>
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> There's chat on the Darknet which points to the fact that he bought the weapon there.
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He'd received both inpatient and outpatient treatment. We found medication, and the question is then always whether the medication was taken. We don't know that at the moment or whether he, like many attackers, has stop taking it and had become ill.>> The attacker, named by local media as 18-year-old German-Iranian, Ali David Sonboli.
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There is no evidence that he had links to Islamic State or similar groups. But police say, he was obsessed with violent computer games and they're getting closer to figuring out how he acquired the Glock pistol used in the attack.>>
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We're at the beginning of our investigations, and I can only say that it's very probable that he purchased the weapon on the Darknet. I can't give any further details.>> Meanwhile, Munich is still coming to terms with the killings, church services taking place across the city Sunday morning.
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These kind of scenes becoming all too familiar in Europe.