Candles in front of the restaurant Vuoksenvahti where three women were killed in a shooting incident in Imatra, Eastern Finland on Sunday, 4th December, 2016. Hannu Rissanen/Lehtikua via REUTERS
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A gunman in Finland killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a small town's nightlife district, police said Sunday. A local man was detained on suspicion of murder.Police detained a 23-year-old suspect who didn't resist arrest.Social welfare officials provided support to victims' families and to witnesses of the incident.In Finland, a country of 5.4 million with strong hunting traditions, there are 650,000 officially recognized gun owners but homicides with guns are unusual. After two deadly school shootings in 2007 and 2008, gun laws have been tightened.
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