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The Night Dimebag Darrell Was Killed (2004)

Dec 9 2004 2:10 AM EST
Dimebag Darrell, Four Others Killed In Ohio Concert Shooting
Man jumps onstage and shoots bandmembers, others.

By Robert Mancini, Gil Kaufman, Ryan J. Downey and Jennifer Vineyard

"Dimebag Darrell, guitarist for Damageplan and Pantera, was killed during a shooting spree at a Columbus, Ohio, nightclub Wednesday night. He was 38.

Darrell, real name Darrell Abbott, was among the five people killed during the incident. Also dead are the gunman, 25-year-old Nathan Gale of nearby Marysville, Ohio; Damageplan bodyguard Jeff Thompson, 40; fan Nathan Bray, 23; and Erin Halk, 29, who worked at the club. Gale also wounded three people.

Damageplan had just begun their first song in front of approximately 250 people at Alrosa Villa when the gunman jumped onstage, made a comment about Pantera, and began firing at close range into Darrell's body, shooting him seve

Added: Oct-23-2008 
By: Smitten_Kitten
Tags: Dimebag, Darrell Abbott, Damageplan, Pantera, shooting, smitten_kitten
Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States (load item map)
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