Munich shooter identified, police say he researched rampage killings

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MUNICH, GERMANY - In the wake of a shooting rampage outside a mall in Germany, the city of Munich mourns the death of nine innocent lives.

German dignitaries and hundreds of others paid their respects at a wreath laying ceremony near the scene where the tragic plot unfolded.

At least 27 people were injured before the shooter took himself out.  Neighbors identified the culprit as 18-year-old Ali Sonboly, a German-Iranian student, who they described as intelligent and shy.

German police say the lone gunman had no connection to ISIS, but he had been "depressed" after receiving psychiatric treatment.

They did  conclude that he researched rampage killings.  One piece of evidence police found in Sonboly's apartment may help turn the page in this investigation; a book entitled "Rampage in My Mind ---- Why Students Kill."

Sadly no words could explain such a senseless attack.