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Armed woman kills self in Ore. police standoff

   LINCOLN City, Ore. (AP) -- The police chief in the Oregon coastal town of
Lincoln City says a woman who fatally shot herself after an hours-long standoff
with police, and a man who was injured by a police car had both been sought in
he armed robbery of a Montana coin shop.
   Chief Keith Kilian said the woman shot herself shortly before 9 p.m. Friday.
She had been holed up in a vehicle with a handgun for hours, surrounded by the
Oregon State Police SWAT team and officers from multiple agencies.
   The chief says the man hit by a police car earlier Friday was flown to a Portland
hospital for treatment.
   In Montana earlier this week, Butte-Silver Bow County Sheriff Ed Lester said
warrants had been issued for Dale Edward Wallace and Sarah Jo Johnson, both
30.
   Lester said the two were suspected of pointing a large-caliber handgun at the
owner of Coins N Cards in Butte on Monday, tying him up and stealing five guns,
cash and collectible coins.
   The shop owner, who is in his 70s, was able to get out of his restraints and
call for help.
   AP-WF-01-04-14 1755GMT

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