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Arizona Shooting: Jared Loughner's Black Bag Found, Say Police

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Arizona Shooting: Jared Loughner's Black Bag Found, Say Police
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TUCSON, Ariz. (CBS/KPHO/AP) A man walking his dog has found a black bag holding ammunition that authorities believe was discarded by Jared Loughner, the gunman accused of trying to assassinate an Arizona congresswoman.

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Chief Rick Kastigar with the Pima County Sheriff's Office told The Associated Press that an 18-year-old found the bag Thursday morning in a neighborhood near where the suspect lives. He went to get another man, who looked inside and saw ammunition.

Authorities have said the suspect, Jared Loughner, and his father got into a confrontation over the bag at their home in the hours before the shooting.

According to authorities, Loughner grabbed the black bag from the trunk of a family car before fleeing into the desert on foot with his suspicious father giving chase. Eventually, he took a cab to the grocery store where he opened fire on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and a line of people waiting to speak to her.

Loughner is accused of Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson that left 6 dead and 13 wounded.

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  • Edecio Martinez

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