Four injured and one dead after being shot in Minnesota

The Allina Health Clinic in the US state of Minnesota.
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In the US state of Minnesota, a man shot several people in a hospital. One person was killed and four others injured. The police arrested a suspect.

Ein Schütze opened fire in a hospital in the US state of Minnesota, killing one person and injuring four others, according to media reports. Three of them are in critical condition, one has already been released from the clinic, media reported. Further information about the victims was initially not given. “Our hearts are broken today,” wrote the clinic on Twitter late Tuesday evening (local time).

According to the city of Buffalo, the 67-year-old suspect was arrested and a package with a suspected explosive device was found at the scene. The schools in the region were first cordoned off and people in the vicinity of the hospital were brought to safety. According to the media, the man’s motive may have been dissatisfaction with his own medical treatment.


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