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Body Found in River Is Long Island Office Gunman: Police

Authorities had been searching for Sang Ho Kim since last week

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The body of the man suspected of shooting two people, killing one, at a Long Island light fixture company last week was found in the Hudson River Monday, and police believe he killed himself.

Authorities had searched for days in the rugged upstate woods to find Sang Ho Kim, the Queens businessman suspected in last week's shooting. 

His body, identified by fingerprints, was found in the river near Bear Mountain Bridge, about 11 miles from where his car was discovered last week.

The death is believed to be a suicide but an autopsy was still being conducted.

Police say Kim walked into the offices of Savenergy in Garden City last Wednesday and shot Zachariah Yong Jae Shin, 25, who died, and John Choi, who survived.

Kim was a Savenergy vendor and might have been upset over a business deal that went sour, according to Nassau County Police Chief Steven Skrynecki.

Shin was remembered at his funeral Monday in Queens as a "very kind man, very polite."

"We will miss him quite a bit," said coworker Brad Sagona.

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