Politician and two journalists killed in Finnish shooting

first_imgPolitician and two journalists killed in Finnish shooting The suspect is being interrogated, but investigators say the motive is unclear. 30 Comments Image: File image – Google Streetview By AFP Image: File image – Google Streetview Short URL http://jrnl.ie/3118850 Dec 4th 2016, 1:29 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Share Tweet Email A GUNMAN SHOT dead three women, including a council leader, as they were leaving a restaurant in a small Finnish town last night, according to police.Investigators cited by the SST news agency today said the municipal council head and two local journalists were killed in the town of Imatra by a man armed with a shotgun who was later arrested.The suspect is being interrogated but the motive for the attack remains unclear, the investigators told a press conference.Imatra is a small lakeside town in southeastern Finland, just a few kilometres from the Russian border.- © AFP 2016Read: Emergency services at scene of fatal crash in Co Waterford > 14,719 Views Sunday 4 Dec 2016, 1:29 PMlast_img read more