Belfast Telegraph

Home News World

Man shoots himself at Paris school

A man has committed suicide at a private Catholic school in central Paris by shooting himself in the head, police say.

The shooting took place shortly before noon as children were leaving the school premises for the lunch break. A dozen children witnessed the shooting, Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe's office said in a statement

The La Rochefoucauld school is in the 7th district on Paris' Left Bank, and educates children from nursery school to high school. School officials would not comment.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?


From Belfast Telegraph