Arsonist, firemen’s killer shot himself, police say

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 1:34 a.m.

Ken Horn Jr. (left) and Ken Horn Sr., examine what remains of the elder Horn’s house in Webster, N.Y., on Wednesday. Horn’s house was burned Christmas Eve when neighbor William Spengler set ÿre to his own house before killing two ÿ reÿghters who responded.

The gunman who lured two firefighters to their deaths died of a self-inflicted shot to the head and wasn’t hit by return fire from a police officer, New York State Police said Thursday.

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