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Omaha Mall Shooter Stopped by Armed Shoppers

by Scott Ott · 51 Comments

(2007-12-07) — When 19-year-old Robert Hawkins entered the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska, carrying an AK-47 assault rifle wrapped in a sweater, he intended to become famous by shooting as many people as possible and then turning the gun on himself.
The mentally-troubled teen left a suicide note, and a trail of evidence on his computer [...]

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