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Suspect in custody after 4 killed in gun and knife attack at California tribal office

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown February 21st, 2014 Last Updated on: February 21st, 2014

Four people were killed Thursday afternoon and two others were injured in a gun and knife attack at a Native American tribal office in Alturas, California, police chief Ken Barnes said.

Sherrie Rhoades, 44, was attending a tribal eviction meeting at the Cedarville Rancheria tribal office Thursday around 3:30 p.m. when she opened fire, Barnes said.

CNN has the story below:


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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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Colleen Gallagher

This is a sad day for all people, not just Native Peoples. Sure wish our Creator would send Yeshua back & end all of the violence :/

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