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Arkabutla (USA) – Six people lost their lives in shootings in several places in the village of Arkabutla in the north of the US state of Mississippi. The attacker was detained, local media reported. His identity has not yet been released by the police. What led him to commit a series of violent crimes is unclear.
The attacker apparently shot for the first time around 11:00 local time (18:00 CET) in front of the local store, where he killed one man. Another victim, according to WMC-TV, was a woman he shot in her home. Later, the police found four more shot dead, two in the house and two outside on the road near the suspect's house. He was detained without any problems.
Arkabulta is a small community with less than 300 inhabitants, located approximately 65 kilometers south of Memphis.