ESTONIA: ‘ PUPIL SHOOTS DEAD A TEACHER DURING CLASS ‘

#AceWorldNews – ESTONIA – October 27 – A pupil shot dead a teacher during class in the southern Estonian town of Viljandi, police said.

The shooting took place Monday afternoon in Paalalinna School, AP reported.

No one else was injured.

The shooter, who was apprehended, was a 15-year-old boy and the victim was a 53 year old German teacher, according to Estonian media. 

Officials said that the weapon was registered to the shooter’s father. Guardian reported. 

Prime minister Taavi Rõivas described the incident as a “shock to us all” and said the motivation of the shooter was not yet clear . 

It is the first known school shooting in the small Baltic country.

Police were continuing their investigations and provided no other details.

Source: AP – Guardian 

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