VSeveral people were injured this Tuesday in a shooting at a Viertola primary school in Vantaa, Finland.

According to Reuters, the police confirmed the arrest of a suspect, and dozens of officers were mobilized to the scene at around 9:08 am local time (7:08 am in Lisbon). “There are injuries in the shooting. The suspect is in police custody,” police said.

According to a statement released by the Finnish police, the shooter is 12 years old, as are three minors who were injured in the attack.

Authorities asked residents of the area not to open their doors to strangers and to stay away from the school area.

The establishment where the shooting occurred is a primary school, attended daily by around 800 students and where 90 people work.

Vantaa’s deputy director of education and training, Katri Kalske, reported that a crisis office has already been convened and explained that any update on the incident is the responsibility of the police, according to the Finnish channel Yle.

[Notícia atualizada às 10h08]

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Source: https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/mundo/2532221/varios-feridos-em-tiroteio-em-escola-primaria-na-finlandia

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