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Wexner Center Shooter Identified As Former Guard

Ohio State University says the ex-employee who killed himself inside a gallery at the campus' contemporary art museum was a security guard who resigned in 2009 to avoid being fired. 

The school says 63-year-old Dean Sturgis had worked as an unarmed security guard, but no other details about his employment were released. No one else was injured in the shooting, which was reported at 11:20 a.m. Sunday at the Wexner Center for the Arts, shortly after the museum was scheduled to open for the day.  Sturgis apparently vandalized artwork before he shot himself. Wexner Center officials are still assessing the damage.  The center remains closed until further notice.

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