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Police: Several people killed in shooting in Switzerland

Police say several people found dead after shots were heard in Swiss town

Police: Several people killed in shooting in Switzerland

BERLIN (AP) -- Police said Sunday that they found several people dead after shots were heard in a town in northern Switzerland.

Residents heard shots in the town of Wuerenlingen shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday night, police said. Officers then found "several" dead people lying outside and in a house in a residential area, they said in a statement.

All the dead were adults. Police said that they are working to identify them and that the circumstances of and possible motive for the shooting remain unclear.

Wuerenlingen is a town of some 4,500 people northwest of Zurich, near the German border.

Police said they expect to give further information later Sunday.


Updated : 2021-09-24 14:38 GMT+08:00