2 people found with gunshot wounds in Austrian capital


BERLIN (AP) — A shooting Friday in central Vienna has killed one person and wounded another, Austrian authorities said.

Police said on Twitter that two people with gunshot wounds were found at about 1:30 p.m. in the Lugeck square area in the Austrian capital. There was no immediate information on their identities.

Shortly afterward, the Austria Press Agency quoted the Vienna rescue service as saying that one person was dead and the other seriously wounded in the shooting. The area was closed off.

Police said their investigation of the slaying reached throughout the city but added “there is currently no danger to people who are not involved.” They did not elaborate.

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