Several found dead after shooting in Switzerland: Police

Swiss police say several people killed in shooting, bodies discovered

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

Updated Jul 28, 2015

Police in Switzerland have said several people were killed in a shooting on late Saturday in Wuerenlingen, a municipality located in the Baden district of Aargau.

A police statement said officers who responded to a call of the residents on reports of shots, found several bodies lying in and around a residential building.

Police have declined to give details of the shooting and how many bodies were found.

However, all dead were adults and police are conducting investigations to identify them.

Wuerenlingen is a community of around 4,500 people in the north-west of Zurich near the German border.

Police are expected to give further information at a press conference to be held on Sunday afternoon.

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