Three Dead After Man Goes on Shooting Rampage

Alleged shooter Rockne Newell killed three people and was tackled at a Ross Township, Pa. meeting.
1:48 | 08/06/13

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America this morning. Good morning we begin with a story still unfolding overnight a deadly shooting in Eastern Pennsylvania at a monthly township meeting at least three people are dead after a gunman blasted shots right through the wall of the municipal building and sailors -- about 85 miles North Philadelphia. ABC's -- -- -- has the latest. -- -- -- heat in the rural Pennsylvania after a gunman opened fire during a town meeting. It was pretty chaotic and hectic I wasn't there but phone conversations I had in the beginning was very very hectic. Police say the gunman identified as 59 year old rock he -- -- shot and killed three people and injured several others. Upon the approach to -- township building he began to fire the long run into the township building. Through the windows of the building. A reporter for a local newspaper witnessed the chaos Chris Draper described holds going through the walls and quote. I saw smoke and plaster flying out blowing out through the walls I dropped to the floor that's what everyone dead -- crawled out of the room and hit. He says after the initial shooting he watched the gunman go back to his car pull out another gone and returns the building. Police say when the shooter went back inside two people tackled him and the gunman was shot in the leg preventing any more bloodshed. Is rather disturbing for us you read you see all over and here isn't in your hometown. State police say this Tudor had an ongoing property dispute with the township -- in police custody this morning. Pre ER let ABC news Washington.

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