South Korean to tighten gun rules after latest killing spree leaves 4 dead

February 27, 2015 7:45 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 murder with a firearm reported last year. But hunting weapons, like a shotgun in Friday's killing spree, are allowed.

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