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Sankt Gallen police investigate shooting and suspected suicide

National News // May 10, 2018

Police in Sankt Gallen are investigating the death of a 52 year old man and the shooting of his 42 year old partner.

pixabay Sankt Gallen police investigate shooting and suspected suicide

Locals in Gossau say they heard shots yesterday morning. An off duty police officer nearby found the man dead on the floor.

Shortly afterwards a woman called an ambulance for herself.

Police say they believe the man shot at the women, hitting her in the head, but she managed to escape. The man then turned the gun on himself.

The woman ran for several hundred metres before calling for help. She was treated for flesh wounds at the hospital, but has been discharged. Doctors say she’s very lucky.

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