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Belgian gunner killed 4th person from attack: Minister



BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon says a man who killed two policemen and a spectator in Liège on Tuesday killed another person the day before the attack.

Jambon told broadcaster RTL Wednesday that the shooter, identified as Benjamin Herman, "also committed a murder the night before."

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Jambon confirmed that the person was a former inmate detained with Herman. Herman is said to have killed the man on Monday night by slapping him over the head with a blunt object.

  Belgian police guard the scene of a shootout on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Liège, Belgium. A shooter killed three people A city official said Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liège, including two police officers. The police later killed the assailant and other officers were injured in the shootings. (AP Photo / Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Belgian police guard Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the location of a shootout in Liege, Belgium. A representative of the city said Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liège, including two police officers. The police later killed the attacker, and other officers were injured during the shooting. (AP Photo / Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Herman was killed in a shootout Tuesday after he stabbed two female police officers and stole and shot their small arms. He also shot a man sitting in a nearby car.

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