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Ex-wife: Colorado clinic shooter targeted another clinic

Hospital Safety Insider, December 3, 2015

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The ex-wife of Robert Lewis Dear, the man accused of shooting dead three people and wounding nine at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs November 27 says that he targeted other clinics, and at one putting glue in locks at another of the agency's clinics, according to an NBC News report.

According to the report, Dear, 57, faces first-degree murder charges in the attack at the clinic, which carries out abortions and provides other health services. Dear's ex-wife Barbara Mescher Michaux, who resides in South Carolina where Dear once lived, told NBC News that more than 20 years ago he put glue in the locks of a Planned Parenthood clinic near where the couple was then living.

The shooting left a police officer and two civilians dead in the first deadly attack on a U.S. abortion provider in six years.

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