Toddler killed by gunman in Arizona

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The Independent US

A toddler was among five people killed yesterday when a gunman opened fire in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert, Arizona.

The shootings occurred in a residential area of single-family homes, according to the Arizona Republic. Authorities say the man was armed with several firearms, and officers recovered two handguns and a shotgun. The gunman's identity and motives aren't immediately known.

A school near the scene of the shooting was locked down and students weren't allowed to come in or out. Gilbert police did not immediately respond to questions about the incident.