12-year-old student died and two others injured

3 April 2024
2024-04-03 10:16

One 12-year-old, grade-6 student died and two others were injured after being shot by a classmate at the Viertola School in Vantaa on Tuesday morning, the police said at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon.

The two injured pupils are hospitalized and being treated for serious injuries, according to the police. The handgun used by the perpetrator was licensed to a close relative. According to police, Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of Education of Finland said to journalists that the incident is being investigated as murder and attempted murder.

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