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Online Gun Store Sold to Gym Killer and VirginiaTech Shooter

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BRIDGEVILLE, PA (CBS/AP) As if the case wasn't already disturbing enough...

The gunman who killed three women and wounded nine others at a Pittsburgh-area health club before killing himself bought accessories for a handgun from the same dealer that sold a gun to the Virginia Tech shooter.

Forty-eight-year-old George Sodini bought the accessories from TGSCOM Inc. of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Police investigating Tuesday's shootings at the LA Fitness center in Collier Township, Pa. have said Sodini bought his weapons legally.

TGSCOM's president, Eric Thompson, confirmed the purchases after WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh obtained a receipt. Thompson says he's cooperating with investigators. In an email to the Green Bay Press Gazette, Thompson said, "I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life at the hands of a disturbed and socially stunted mad man. My heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims of this senseless tragedy."

Read his full email here.>

Sodini committed suicide after the shootings, as did Seung-Hui Cho, who bought a .22-caliber handgun from TGSCOM in February 2007, two months before he killed 32 people at Virginia Tech.

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