South Korea to tighten gun rules after man kills 3, himself

February 27, 2015 10:03 AM

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SEOUL, South Korea: A man fatally shot three people Friday and was found dead with a suicide note in the second deadly shooting in three days, prompting South Korean police to announce plans to tighten regulations on gun ownership.

Gun possession is tightly controlled in South Korea, with only one civilian murder with a firearm reported last year. But hunting weapons, like a shotgun in Friday’s killing spree, are allowed.

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