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AP: Giffords Shooter Identified

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The wire service said it got the name of the shooter from "U.S. officials" who did not identify themselves because they "were not authorized" to release the name publicly.

For latest on the shooting, click here.

Update: The AP first identified the shooter as Jared Laughner, before correcting the spelling of his name to Jared Loughner. Read more about him here.

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