Breaking News: Arizona Rep. Giffords shot at point-blank range in Tucson

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Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot at point-blank range while she was attending an official event in Tucson, Arizona.

The incident remains fluid and the Arizona Sheriff Department isn’t releasing any information about the 12 twelve people who were injured, including three of Giffords’ Arizona staffers.

The Congresswoman was shot outside a Tucson grocery store, according to an NPR affiliate.

Reporters on the ground say Giffords was taken to the hospital, but her condition was not immediately known.

The suspected gunman fled the scene, but was captured a short distance from the political event.

Stay tuned for updates throughout the day.

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