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Police Shoots Gunman in Helsinki City Centre

The police had to resort to a firearm to take down a gunman in the Helsinki City centre.

A gunman was shot on at noon in the Helsinki City centre, at the Baana bicycle way.

The recklessly behaving man had a firearm, which he refused to give to the police upon demand. The police squad had to resort to a firearm to take the man down.

According to the police the man is in no critical physical shape and no other people were injured in the incident.

At this point the police are unaware of the reason behind the event

Written by Janita on Sunday June 9, 2013
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