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Fund for victims of Tucson shooting shutting down

TUCSON, AZ (AP) -

A fund that has helped victims of the Jan. 8, 2011 mass shooting in Tucson is shutting down now that Jared Loughner's criminal case is over and the fund's work is concluding.

According to Arizona Daily Star, the Tucson Together Fund took in $520,000 of donations and distributed all but $50,000 to victims and their families.

The $50,000 has been set aside for any future claims from victims of the 2011 shooting.

Victims filed claims for expenses such as lost wages and funeral cost. Donations and claims have been drying up.

Six people were killed in the shooting at a Safeway store's parking lot. The wounded included former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Loughner has been confined at a federal prison hospital since being sentenced to multiple life terms without parole.

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