Three killed in Swiss village shooting

Three people were killed and two wounded late on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in the Swiss village of Daillon, Swiss police said. When police tried to arrest him, the suspect threatened them, before officers shot and wounded him and took him into custody.

Police of the Swiss canton of Valais said in a statement that no officers were wounded.

The gunman was a resident of the village, aged about 30, who was armed with an assault rifle and had been drinking heavily, according to Swiss website 20minutes.ch.

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3 killed in Swiss village shooting

Three people were killed and two wounded late on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in the Swiss village of Daillon, Swiss police said. He threatened police when officers tried to arrest him, but police shot him and took him into custody.