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State veterans organization reacts to Afghanistan shooting


The next step for an American Soldier who shot and killed 16 innocent Afghanistan civilians is still unclear. Florida Disabled American Veterans Executive Director Al Linden says the motives behind the soldier’s shootings are still being investigated.

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Of the 16 killed, 9 of them were kids and 3 of them were women.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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