Six dead in Czech hospital shooting

(DW) – There have been multiple victims in a shooting at a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava. A man whom police officers had been looking for in a manhunt fatally shot himself in the head.

Four men and two women were killed and three others wounded in a shooting at the University Hospital in Ostrava, northeastern Czech Republic on Tuesday morning.

The attack happened around 7 a.m. (0600 GMT). A special police task force was at the scene and a helicopter was deployed.

Police published a photo of a person they initially identified as the alleged shooter but later clarified was a witness, saying they were also searching for another person.

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