February 27th, 2013
06:04 AM ET

Reports: Dead, injured in Switzerland shooting

[Updated at 9:14 a.m. ET] A gunman killed two people and himself, and injured seven other people, in Wednesday's shooting at a lumber plant near Lucerne, Switzerland, local media reported.

[Updated at 6:34 a.m. ET] Several people were killed in a shooting at a wood manufacturing factory on the outskirts of the central Swiss city of Lucerne on Wednesday, police said. Several others were wounded.

Rescuers flew four critically wounded people to two area hospitals, according to air rescue spokeswoman Karine Hoerhager.

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  1. fernace

    Wow, this is world news because it happens so rarely there! How many Americans were killed or injured by gun violence in this 24 hr period??

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