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Police ID Accused Gunman In Florida Salon Shooting

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CASSELBERRY, Fla. (AP) - Police have identified the gunman accused of killing three women at Florida beauty salon before shooting himself to death at a nearby home.

Casselberry police said the gunman Thursday was 36-year-old Bradford Baumet. Police said he was served with a domestic violence injunction October 9 and was scheduled to be in Orange County court Thursday.

Police spokeswoman Sara Brady said Baumet entered Las Dominicanas M & M Salon in Casselberry shortly after 11 a.m. Two women hid inside a bathroom and one ran outside through a back door. Another woman was wounded and is in the hospital.

A witness told the Orlando Sentinel he heard gunshots before seeing the gunman take off.

"We saw the guy with the gun in his hand ... coming this way ... on foot with the gun in his hand," said Juan Diaz, who was at a nearby store at the time of the shooting. He said he went into the salon once the gunman left and saw "a bunch of dead bodies."

Seminole County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Heather Smith said Baumet went to a friend's home in Winter Park and shot himself.

Casselberry is about 15 miles northeast of Orlando.

A year ago in Southern California, an angry ex-husband donned a bulletproof vest before killing his ex-wife and six of her fellow stylists and patrons at a hair salon, police said. Scott Dekraai is also accused of killing a man in the parking lot. He is awaiting trial on murder charges.

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