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ARIZONA GUNMAN WOUNDS 2 IN LDS CHURCH PARKING LOT

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A gunman opened fire Thursday in an LDS Church parking lot where about 120 children were boarding buses for camp, wounding an off-duty police officer and a woman. He later surrendered without incident.

No children were believed injured in the incident at the Phoenix 36th Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, although police spokesman Leo Speliopoulos said officers were trying to determine if one or two people were taken to hospitals.Steve Checketts, 43, an off-duty officer who was at the church with his family, was in serious condition after being hit in the left arm and chest.

A woman, identified as Rachel Beech, 47, was wounded in the left ankle.

The gunman holed up in a nearby house for about 90 minutes, then surrendered. He was not immediately identified.