Gunman killed after party-goers fight back with landscaping bricks

From press association 2021

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A man who opened fire at a backyard party in Texas, killing one person and injuring three has died after being followed by other partygoers who pelted landscape tiles at him, authorities said.

Fort Worth police said the gunman, who was hit multiple times with at least one brick, was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner determines the cause of death.

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Police said the attacker attended the small gathering in the back yard of a house but was upset and left. Then he returned and started arguing with other partygoers before shooting and injuring a person whose injuries were not life threatening.

When the partygoers started chasing, the gunman turned and shot them.

They started throwing bricks at him, police said. At some point the shooter either fell or was brought to the ground, but kept firing.

Three people were shot dead in the persecution. One was killed, two were injured and are expected to survive, police said.

Officials said they are continuing the investigation and the handgun believed to have been used by the shooter has been seized.

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