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May 11, 2001
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A jury found a Pittsburgh man guilty of murder and hate crimes, rejecting arguments that he was too delusional to know what he was doing when he killed five people and paralyzed another in a 90-minute shooting spree. In April 2000, Richard Baumhammers shot his Jewish neighbor, two men from India, two Asian men and a black man as he drove through the suburbs of Pittsburgh, stopping twice to vandalize synagogues.

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