Search of AK Democratic Party HQ shooter's house finds weapons and a will

SEARCY, Ark. (AP) -- The sheriff's office says a search of Arkansas gunman Timothy Dale Johnson's home turned up 14 guns, antidepressants, his last will and testament and a Post-It note that bore his victim's last name and a telephone number.

Police are exploring possible links between Johnson, 50, and Arkansas Democratic Party chairman Bill Gwatney, 48. Johnson shot Gwatney to death Wednesday and was killed by officers after a 30-minute chase.

Gwatney owned three Little Rock area car dealerships and Wednesday's search of Johnson's home turned up two sets of keys for vehicles from Gwatney car lots. The guns included a pistol and 13 long guns.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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