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Police investigate the scene of a drive-by shooting that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and others wounded on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Isla Vista, Calif. Alan Shifman, an attorney for Hollywood director Peter Rodger, who was an assistant director on The Hunger Games, said the family believes Rodger's son, Elliot Rodger, is responsible for the shooting rampage near the Santa Barbara, California, university campus. (Peter Vandenbelt/AP)
Police investigate the scene of a drive-by shooting that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and others wounded on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Isla Vista, Calif. Alan Shifman, an attorney for Hollywood director Peter Rodger, who was an assistant director on The Hunger Games, said the family believes Rodger's son, Elliot Rodger, is responsible for the shooting rampage near the Santa Barbara, California, university campus. (Peter Vandenbelt/AP)

California shooter tentatively identified as son of Hollywood film director Add to ...

A gunman who police say killed six people in a drive-by shooting in a Southern California college town was tentatively identified on Saturday as Elliot Rodger by a family lawyer, U.S. media reported.

The New York Times cited a family lawyer as saying the family was almost certain the gunman was 22-year-old Rodger.

Reuters May. 24 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

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Rodger was found dead in a crashed car following the rampage on Friday night. He was the son of Peter Rodger, an assistant director on the 2012 movie The Hunger Games.

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