Open Fire: Finland High School Shooting

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By: KKCO - Email

A town in Finland is grieving Thursday after a teenage gunmen opened fire at a high school.

He killed 8 people and himself.

Investigators said an 18year old male killed 7 students and the principal in the Wednesday rampage at a high school about 30 miles north of Helsinki.

The gunmen, who was a student at the school, then shot himself in the head and later died at a hospital.

Witnesses said the gunmen prowled the school looking for victims. Police said he did not have a criminal record, but it appears the gunmen revealed his plans on the internet.

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