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Professor charged in shooting made discrimination claim

Officials say a professor accused in a deadly campus shooting in Alabama filed a complaint last year alleging gender discrimination by the university.

Professor Amy Bishop is accused of shooting three of her colleagues to death and wounding three others during a meeting Friday at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Police haven't revealed a motive but colleagues say she complained often about being denied tenure in March. Her appeal was denied in November. 

University spokesman Ray Garner said Tuesday that the university denies the allegations, which are in a complaint pending before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The complaint itself, filed Sept. 15, was not immediately available.

Bishop represented herself and did not have an attorney for the
complaint.

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