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Mt. Rainier ranger shot to death, gunman sought

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) -- Tactical teams searched Mount Rainier National Park's snowy terrain for an armed gunman suspected of killing a park ranger. Other officers used the cover of darkness early Monday to evacuate dozens of tourists who had been kept for their safety at a visitors center.About 150 officers converged on the mountain park after ranger Margaret Anderson was shot to death Sunday morning, and searchers used an aircraft with heat-sensing capabilities to hunt from the skies.Authorities believe the gunman was still in the woods, with weapons.Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said that Benjamin Colton Barnes, a 24-year-old believed to have survivalist skills, was a \strong person of interest\ in the slaying.\We do have a very hot and dangerous situation