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Gunman Fires From Roof in Finland, Kills Two, Injures Seven: YLE

May 26, 2012

A gunman opened fire from the roof of a building early this morning in Hyvinkaeae, southern Finland, killing two people, state-owned broadcaster YLE reported on its website.

An 18-year-old man and 18-year-old woman were killed and seven people were injured, the Helsinki-based broadcaster said. One of the injured is a 23-year-old female police officer. An 18-year-old man suspected to be the killer was apprehended by the police before 8 a.m. local time, YLE said.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Kati Pohjanpalo at kpohjanpalo@bloomberg.net


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