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Police Say They Thwarted July 4 Massacre in Richmond, Virginia

HeadlineJul 07, 2022

Police in Richmond, Virginia, say they thwarted a massacre at a Fourth of July celebration Monday after receiving a call from a tipster, who overheard a conversation about plans for a mass shooting at a local amphitheater. Police arrested two suspects they say were armed for mass murder.

Gerald Smith: “They seized two assault rifles, one handgun and 223 rounds of ammunition.”

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