6 dead after shooting in Czech hospital; suspect shoots self

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PRAGUE (AP) – Police and officials say six people have been killed and two wounded in a shooting in a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic.

The apparent suspect later shot himself dead as police approached his car. The shooting happened Tuesday morning in the University hospital in the city of Ostrava.

People have been evacuated from the hospital and security has been increased across the country. The prime minister said the shooting took place in a waiting room and the shooter aimed at people’s heads. He says he is traveling to the scene.

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