Seven people have been killed including four women, and 14 others have been wounded including a child of three in the western suburbs of the Slovak capital Bratislava.
Various local media reports say the gunman was a 50 year-old drug addict or a drunk. Slovakian newspaper SME says the gunman has committed suicide. The gunman appeared to have concentrated his fire on a family living close to a children’s playground.
The entire Devinska Nova district, the scene of the shootings, has been sealed off, and police are refusing to release any more information for the moment.
Seven dead in Slovakia gun rampage