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Three Shot to Death Near San Diego Casino

February 4, 2006

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. (AP) _ Three people were shot to death and one was wounded when gunfire broke out near a casino Friday, authorities said.

The shooting was reported about 5:15 p.m. in an area near Harrah’s Rincon Casino and Resort, said San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Edna Ito.

Ito said the four were airlifted to a hospital and three of the wounded died. The condition of the fourth victim was not immediately known.

``We don’t know what started the shooting or who did it,″ she said.

The casino is located about 40 miles northeast of downtown San Diego.

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