Nightly News   |  August 06, 2013

Man charged with killing three at town meeting

Police say Rockne Newell had lost his property earlier this year in a dispute with the town where he lived. He was identified by authorities as the gunman who shot and killed three people at a municipal meeting in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> back in this country a man is in custody in pennsylvania tonight charged with killing three people at a town meeting last night. police say rocky newell had lost his property earlier this year in a dispute with the town where he lived. he filed a rifle through the wall where the meeting was taking place last night. then entered the room shooting a supervisor and three residents. killing the supervisor and injuring three others.