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Woman: Gunman ex-customer of NY shop he attacked

Associated Press
Law enforcement officers run for cover along Main Street  in Herkimer, N.Y., when shots were fired while they were searching for a suspect in two shootings that killed four and injured at least two on, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Authorities were looking for 64-year-old Kurt Meyers, said Herkimer Police Chief Joseph Malone. Officials say guns and ammunition were found inside his Mohawk apartment after emergency crews were sent to a fire there Wednesday morning.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of an upstate New York barbershop who survived an attack by a gunman who killed four people and wounded another tells his sister the gunman walked in, asked if he remembered him and then opened fire with a shotgun.

John Seymour's sister, Mary Hornett, tells The Associated Press that Kurt Myers was a former customer who hadn't been in the barbershop in a couple of years.

Two of Seymour's customers were killed in the Wednesday morning attack in the village of Mohawk. Another survived.

Two other men were killed at a car care shop a mile away in the village of Herkimer, where police have cordoned off a neighborhood and are searching for Myers.

Police believe Myers is holed up in an abandoned building after trading shots with them.

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