The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

State and Nation

January 31, 2013

Phoenix gunman found dead of apparent suicide

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For a time, officers used a megaphone to ask Harmon to surrender, believing he might be inside the residence.

Harmon's body eventually was found near a shopping area about 14 miles from the office building where Wednesday's shooting occurred. Police didn't immediately know how long it had been there.

The shooting took place on the same day that hearings on legislation to address gun violence were convened in Washington, with former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords testifying for stricter gun controls. A gunman shot Giffords in the head during a shooting rampage in Tucson in January 2011.

The shooting took place on the same day that hearings on legislation to address gun violence were convened in Washington, with former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords testifying for stricter gun controls. A gunman shot Giffords in the head during a shooting rampage in Tucson in January 2011.

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