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3 dead after subway shooting in Chile

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Authorities say a gunman killed two people, then committed suicide
  • The suspected shooter was a former janitor for Chilean police
  • Officials are still investigating the shooting
  • Chile
  • Shootings
  • South America

(CNN) -- An investigation continued Monday after a subway shooting in Chile's capital left at least three dead and four injured over the weekend.

Authorities said a gunman killed two people when he opened fire inside a subway car at a Santiago metro station Sunday. Minutes later, the suspected gunman killed himself outside the Plaza de Maipu station, CNN Chile reported.

The Investigative Police of Chile said the shooter was a former janitor for the agency. He was relieved of his duties in 1994 after repeated misconduct, police said.

Authorities were still investigating the shooting, CNN Chile reported.