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Sang Ho Kim, Long Island Shooting Suspect, Shot Himself, According To Police

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In this undated photo provided by the Nassau County Police Department in Mineola, N.Y. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, a New York State driver's license photo of Sang Ho Kim is shown. Police say that Kim walked into a suburban light fixture company where he had done business as a vendor and opened fire Wednesday, killing one employee, wounding another person and leading to the lockdown of a nearby mall. Police said that Kim fled the scene in a white SUV. (AP Photo/Nassau County Police Department) | AP

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A workplace shooting suspect whose body was found floating in New York's Hudson River had shot himself.

Nassau County police Inspector Kenneth Lack tells Newsday ( that Sang Ho Kim shot himself in the mouth. He says the 63-year-old had heart disease and drowned.

One person was killed and one was wounded in last week's shooting at a light fixture company in Garden City, on Long Island. Police say Kim had a business dispute with officials there.

Kim fled after the shooting. His car was found later in upstate Putnam County.

Kim's sister says he contacted her after the shooting to say he planned to commit suicide.


Information from: Newsday,

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