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Massacre at Prague University the Czech Republic's Worst Mass Shooting Ever

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Massacre at Prague University the Czech Republic's Worst Mass Shooting Ever

Massacre at Prague University the Czech Republic's Worst Mass Shooting Ever

Massacre at Prague University , the Czech Republic's , Worst Mass Shooting Ever.

On December 21, a student opened fire at a university in Prague, killing at least 14 people and wounding over 20 others.

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Associated Presss reports that the attack is the worst mass shooting in the Czech Republic's history.

Prague Police Chief Martin Vondrasek said the shooting took place in Charles University's philosophy department building where the shooter was enrolled as a student.

Prague Police Chief Martin Vondrasek said the shooting took place in Charles University's philosophy department building where the shooter was enrolled as a student.

According to authorities, the gunman, whose name has not been released, also died in the attack.

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Police have yet to provide details including the names of the victims or a potential motive for the shooting at the school.

Police have yet to provide details including the names of the victims or a potential motive for the shooting at the school.

Without further elaboration, Vondrasek said that police believe the gunman killed his father earlier on the same day as the attack in his hometown of Hostoun.

Without further elaboration, Vondrasek said that police believe the gunman killed his father earlier on the same day as the attack in his hometown of Hostoun.

Vondrasek added that based on a search of the gunman's home, the shooter is also suspected in the December 15 killing of another man and his 2-month-old daughter.

Vondrasek added that based on a search of the gunman's home, the shooter is also suspected in the December 15 killing of another man and his 2-month-old daughter.

The police chief said the gunman had no previous criminal record and had excelled as a student of the university.

Vondrasak said it was unclear whether the "devastating injuries" the gunman sustained were self-inflicted or if he was shot while exchanging gunfire with officers.

Vondrasak said it was unclear whether the "devastating injuries" the gunman sustained were self-inflicted or if he was shot while exchanging gunfire with officers.

According to Czech Interior Minister Vit Rakusan, investigators do not suspect a link to extremist ideologies or groups.

According to Czech Interior Minister Vit Rakusan, investigators do not suspect a link to extremist ideologies or groups


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