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Moment of silence held for Herkimer shooting victims

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Photo of police in front of John's Barber Shop. (NEWS10 ABC) Photo of police in front of John's Barber Shop. (NEWS10 ABC)

HERKIMER, N.Y. -- Thursday marks one year since a man went on a shooting spree in Herkimer County, killing four people and a police dog.

The Village of Herkimer observed a moment of silence at 9:29 a.m., marking the exact time the since the tragedy began.

Kurt Myers, 64, killed four people and critically injured two others before he was killed by police after a 15 hour standoff. An FBI dog, Ape, was also killed in the shooting rampage.

At John's Barber Shop, 68-year-old Harry Montgomery, of Mohawk, and 57-year-old Michael Rancier, of Herkimer, were both pronounced deceased at the scene. The owner of the shop, John Seymour, and a customer at the barber shop, Dan Haslauer, were critically wounded from gunshot wounds.

At Gaffey's Jiffy Lub, an employee of Gaffey's, Thomas Stefka, and a 20-year veteran of NYS Corrections, Michael Renshaw, were both shot and killed on scene.

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