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January 10th, 2011
07:21 AM ET

Sheriff Dupnik: Loughner 'specifically targeted the congresswoman'

Pima County, Arizona Sheriff Clarence Dupnik told CNN's Kiran Chetry they have documents and eyewitnesses to prove that Loughner was a very troubled individual. He added, people who have troubled personalities are very susceptible to this kind of anger in our country.

Filed under: Crime
January 10th, 2011
06:42 AM ET

AZ Rep. James Farley: Gabrielle Giffords' family is "strong" & "optimistic"

Today on American Morning, Kiran Chetry is live from Tucson, Arizona after tragedy struck the city this weekend.

Six people were killed and 14 others were wounded in a Saturday shooting outside of a Safeway supermarket. One of those wounded in the incident was Representative Gabrielle Giffords. She was shot in the head and underwent surgery Saturday. As of this morning, doctors were optimistic of her chances of surviving.

This morning State Representative Steve Farley joins Kiran Chetry. He has known Representative Giffords for fourteen years and currently occupies her old seat in the Arizona state legislature. He visited Giffords in the hospital yesterday.

Filed under: Arizona
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