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Shooting near Zurich Islamic center. Three injured. Swiss neighborhood on lockdown

Three people were hurt in a shooting near an Islamic center in central Zurich.

Moments after the Russian Ambassador to Turkey was murdered, Reuters is reporting that three people are hurt following a shooting near a Zurich Islamic center.

Information is sparse. Via Reuters

Swiss media said a suspect was on the run after the incident near the main train station in Switzerland’s financial capital.

Zurich police confirmed people had been hurt in an incident on Zurich’s Eisgasse, but gave no more details.

Police had sealed off the area. Some police were standing near the entrance of the building, where an Islamic center and several businesses are registered.

It was not immediately clear whether the Islamic center or any of the other businesses were the target of the attack.

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