Suspect armed with crossbow on the run after school shooting in Germany


A suspect armed with a crossbow is on the run in Germany after a school shooting.

A manhunt is under way after shots were fired at the Lloyd high school in the northern city of Bremerhaven, according to local media.

One person was seriously injured in the attack, the Bild newspaper reported.

One suspect was detained after the shooting, while a second suspect armed with a crossbow was still on the run, it said.

A police spokeswoman said the investigation into the incident is ongoing.


The newspaper added a schoolgirl who heard shots had called the police.

A schoolgirl who heard the shots called police, according to online newspaper Nord24 – which is reporting that students barricaded themselves inside their classrooms during the incident.


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