5 killed in US shooting

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The incident happened in Aurora, Illinois.

Five people have been killed in the US state of Illinois after a gunman opened fire at an industrial park.

Police say several others were injured in the incident, which happened at a manufacturing company in Aurora.

The gunman was killed in an exchange of fire with police officers.

Authorities have named the gunman as 45-year-old Gary Martin.

They say he was a former employee at the company who was recently fired from his position.

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