News ID: 323452
Published: 0226 GMT August 13, 2022

11 dead in mass shooting in Montenegro

11 dead in mass shooting in Montenegro

A firefighter walks by a hearse on the site of mass shooting in Cetinje, 36 kilometers (22 miles) west of Podgorica, Montenegro, on Aug. 12, 2022.

Eleven people, including two children and a gunman, were killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro on Friday, and six others were injured, a state prosecutor told Vijesti TV after an initial investigation of the crime scene.

Montenegro Police director Zoran Brdjanin said that around 3.30 p.m.(1330 GMT) a 34-year old man with a hunting rifle shot dead two siblings, one 8 years old and another 11 years old, and injured their mother who died later in the afternoon in a medical facility, according to Reuters.

"The family was staying at the house of the shooter as tenants," Brdjanin said. He said the motive for the shooting was not yet known, and he did not give the name of the shooter but said he his initials were V.B.

The shooter then walked out of his house and killed another 7 people.





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