Czech hospital shooting leaves four dead

Published: December 10, 2019 14:49:03 | Updated: December 12, 2019 16:36:57

Police officers are seen near the site of a shooting in front of a hospital in Ostrava, Czech Republic, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Lukas Kabon

An attacker shot dead four people and seriously injured two at a hospital in the northeastern Czech city of Ostrava on Tuesday, police said.

Police said on Twitter they were searching for the attacker.

A hospital director told Czech Television the number of casualties could still rise, Reuters reported.

The shooting happened after 7 am (0600 GMT), Interior Minister Jan Hamacek said.

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