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Police name 6 killed in attack on congresswoman

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Posted: Saturday, January 8, 2011 9:30 pm | Updated: 9:55 pm, Sun Jan 9, 2011.

TUCSON — Investigators released the names of the six people who were fatally shot Saturday in an attack on Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at a political event outside a Tucson supermarket.

Giffords was shot in the head and in critical condition at University Medical Center in Tucson.

The Pima County sheriff's office identified the dead as 63-year-old U.S. District Judge John Roll, 76-year-old Dorthy Murray, 76-year-old Dorwin Stoddard, 9-year-old Christina Green, 79-year-old Phyllis Scheck and 30-year-old Giffords' staffer Gabe Zimmerman.

Giffords, a three-term congresswoman, was among 13 people wounded in the melee.

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