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Authorities: Fatigues-clad vet kills self in Ohio


DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities in Ohio say a veteran wearing military fatigues has shot and killed himself with an assault rifle on the steps of a Veterans Administration medical center.

The Montgomery County coroner in Dayton identifies the man who died early Friday morning as 27-year-old Jesse Huff. The Dayton VA center says Huff was a veteran who had been treated earlier in the emergency room. No other information on Huff was immediately available.

Police say they found the rifle and a satchel near the body, which was on the steps of the hospital's main entrance.

Bomb squad members were called to check the satchel, and police searched a nearby van with military decals.

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