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Posted at 6:58 PM ET, 01/ 8/2011

Gabrielle Giffords's last tweet before shooting

By Emi Kolawole

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords posted a message to Twitter promoting the "Congress on Your Corner" event moments before she was shot and critically wounded in Tucson, Arizona.

2:07 PM

Federal law enforcement officials identified the gunman who shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and killed six others at a campaign event in Tucson Saturday as Jared Loughner, who appears to have left a trail of Internet postings, including some that express convoluted observations about government.

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By Emi Kolawole  | January 8, 2011; 6:58 PM ET
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency  
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