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Illinois man enters home, kills five, then killed by police

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Authorities are still trying to sort out the details after the deaths of five people in a Manchester, Illinois home.  Illinois State Police say they believe Rick Smith entered the home through the back door then used a shotgun to kill a man, two women and two boys.  It appears that the victims were short at close range.

Authorities also believe Smith took an injured six-year-old girl in the home and handed her over to a neighbor.

Smith was later gunned down by police.

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