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Alleged Louisiana theater gunman has ties to Georgia

The man alleged to have shot up a movie theater in Lafayette, La., has been identified as John Russel "Rusty" Houser, a former political candidate and activist here in Columbus.

Houser is the son of the late Rembert Houser, a longtime city tax commissioner.

Rusty Houser had a history here of political activism, fighting taxes and at one point running for office.

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