Three killed, seven injured in shooting at Swiss wood-processing company
Published on Feb 27, 2013 9:05 PM
MENZNAU (REUTERS) - A Swiss factory worker shot two colleagues dead and injured seven more on Wednesday at a wood processing plant near the city of Lucerne, police said.
The shooting was already over and the killer was dead by the time police arrived at the scene. Five of the injured were in a serious condition.
Lucerne police chief Daniel Bussmann told a news conference the 42-year-old attacker had worked at the factory in the town of Menznau, west of Lucerne, for 10 years, but said the motive for the attack was not clear.
A prosecution spokesman said the shooting took place over two to three minutes, with the dead and injured found on the factory floor, in a corridor and the site canteen.
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