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FBI: Data from mall gunman’s laptop cannot be recovered

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GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — The FBI says data cannot be recovered from the laptop of the 20-year-old man who allegedly shot five people in a suburban Indianapolis shopping mall, killing three of them. Herb Stapleton, the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Indianapolis office, said during a media briefing that heat from an oven in 20-year-old Jonathan Sapirman’s Greenwood apartment damaged the laptop beyond forensic analysis. Police have said Sapirman placed his laptop in the oven with a can of butane before departing for the shooting. The oven was on and set to a high temperature. Stapleton says the FBI is still trying to analyze Sapirman’s cellphone,.

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