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Munich gunman 'fixated on mass killing'

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>> More details are emerging about the teen responsible for the shooting rampage in Munich. Police painting a picture of a youth obsessed with mass killings who acted alone, all but ruling out any connection to Islamic State.>> We've found no indication of link to Isis. What we have found is articles about police deployments in killing sprees, including a book entitled, Why Kids Kill Inside The Minds of School Shooters.
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> German media naming the 18-year-old as Ali David Sonboly, a German-Iranian born and raised locally. Officials say he appears to have been suffering psychological troubles and had spent time in psychiatric care.
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e shooter opened fire at a busy shopping mall on Friday evening, killing at least nine people and wounding 27.
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He's believed to have then shot himself in the head. Authorities say the gunman may have been inspired by mass murderer Anders Breivik.>> Because of the fact that yesterday was the fifth anniversary of those attacked and the fact that the perpetrator was very interested in killing rampages. I think we can assume that he was also interested in the case of Breivik.
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>> Seven of the victims were themselves teenagers. Police say the gunman may have lured them to their deaths by a hacked Facebook account which promised free meals at McDonald's. Questions still remain about how the attacker obtained a pistol in a country with stringent gun control.