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Shooter kills 3 people, wounds 2 in Swiss village before police arrest him

A view of the village of Daillon after a shooting, in Switzerland, early Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. A man shot and killed three people and wounded another two in a Swiss village, and was then arrested by officers who shot and injured him, police said Thursday. Police in the southern canton (state) of Valais said they were alerted to the shooting in the village of Daillon just before 9 p.m. (20:00GMT) Wednesday. Three of the victims died at the scene and the two injured people were taken to hospitals. A police statement early Thursday gave no detail on their injuries. (AP Photos/Keystone, Olivier Maire)
January 02, 2013 - 11:12 PM

GENEVA - Police say a man has shot and killed three people and wounded another two in a Swiss village. Police arrested the man, after shooting and wounding him.

Officers in the southern canton (state) of Valais said they were alerted to the shooting in the village of Daillon late Wednesday evening.

They say that, when police went to the scene, the shooter threatened them — and that they opened fire, wounding the man before arresting him.

Police say three of the victims died at the scene and the two injured people were taken to hospitals. A statement early Thursday gave no detail on their injuries and no information on the possible motives.

News from © The Associated Press, 2013
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