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NASA Update: Gunman kills self, hostage -- second hostage unharmed

Police SWAT teams were called to Building 44 after reports of a gunman prompted an evacuation of the facility Police SWAT teams were called to Building 44 after reports of a gunman prompted an evacuation of the facility
Building 44, about a quarter-mile from Mission Control, houses communications and engineering equipment Building 44, about a quarter-mile from Mission Control, houses communications and engineering equipment

HOUSTON (AP) _ Houston police say a NASA contract worker who barricaded himself in a Johnson Space Center office building has killed himself and a hostage.

A police spokesman says a second hostage, who was bound with tape, is safe.

Captain Dwayne Ready says negotiators had made contact with the worker when they heard a gunshot.

The gunman is said to have been armed with a revolver.

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