Man shot on streets of Zurich

Man shot on streets of Zurich

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
A man was shot and seriously injured on the streets of Zurich yesterday afternoon. 
15 year old girl wins Zurich shooting competition

15 year old girl wins Zurich shooting competition

Sept. 10, 2019, 6:27 a.m.
The traditional Zurich shooting competition has been won by a 15-year-old girl – Neva Menzi.
Elderly couple suspected of shooting cat

Elderly couple suspected of shooting cat

Jan. 30, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
An elderly couple are in custody in Zurich suspected of shooting and seriously injuring a cat.
Ticino student charged with planning killing spree

Ticino student charged with planning killing spree

Dec. 19, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
The Ticino teenager who was arrested in May for allegedly planning a mass school shooting has now been charged.
Man, 21, shot dead in Yverdon

Man, 21, shot dead in Yverdon

Nov. 19, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A 21-year-old was shot dead in Yverdon on Saturday night. 
Swiss police weapons possibly sold on Darknet

Swiss police weapons possibly sold on Darknet

June 14, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
Federal prosecutors have confirmed they’re investigating how a large number of weapons which were supposed to b...
Sankt Gallen residents frightened by police exercise

Sankt Gallen residents frightened by police exercise

June 8, 2018, 6:23 a.m.
Residents in the centre of Sankt Gallen called the police in panic after they heard shots.
Soldiers have a narrow escape after accidental shooting

Soldiers have a narrow escape after accidental shooting

May 23, 2018, 5:54 a.m.
Two army recruits had a narrow escape in a barracks when a gun was fired accidently – the bullet hit the mattre...
Potential Ticino school shooter in secure psychiatric hospital

Potential Ticino school shooter in secure psychiatric hospital

May 15, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
The 17 year old boy who’s in detention for allegedly planning a mass school shooting in Ticino is being held at...
Police arrest teen planning school shooting

Police arrest teen planning school shooting

May 11, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
Ticino police have arrested a 19 year old who had plans for a school massacre. Police say he has been talking about a...
Sankt Gallen police investigate shooting and suspected suicide

Sankt Gallen police investigate shooting and suspected suicide

May 10, 2018, 6:10 a.m.
Police in Sankt Gallen are investigating the death of a 52 year old man and the shooting of his 42 year old partner.
Soldiers injured in mortar accident

Soldiers injured in mortar accident

March 28, 2018, 7:12 a.m.
Four people have been injured in an accident at an army shooting range in canton Glarus. Trainees were using a mortar...
Lost Swiss army weapons found abroad

Lost Swiss army weapons found abroad

March 26, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
There are calls for harsher punishments for army personnel who lose their weapons or ammunition.
Family pressures led to double shooting in Zurich

Family pressures led to double shooting in Zurich

Feb. 26, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Zurich police are piecing together why a man shot his wife and then himself on the streets of Zurich on Friday aftern...
More young people learning to shoot

More young people learning to shoot

Feb. 12, 2018, 5:51 a.m.
More and more young people are taking shooting courses. Two years ago the law was changed to allow younger teenagers ...
77 year old man shoots dead 73 year old wife in Nidwalden

77 year old man shoots dead 73 year old wife in Nidwalden

Jan. 22, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
A 77 year old former school teacher has shot his 73 year old wife dead in canton Nidwalden. The motive for the killin...
Army to use SMS for mobilization

Army to use SMS for mobilization

Jan. 8, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
The army is planning to use SMS text messaging to trigger mobilization. The hope is the new system will mean it&rsquo...
45 year old man arrested for firing gun into streets in Basel

45 year old man arrested for firing gun into streets in Basel

Nov. 7, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Basel police have arrested a man who fired shots from his balcony on Saturday night. The bullets struck cars and buse...
Swiss foreign ministry sends condolences to Las Vegas

Swiss foreign ministry sends condolences to Las Vegas

Oct. 3, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has sent condolences to the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. In a statement, the...
Two unrelated shootings in Geneva over weekend

Two unrelated shootings in Geneva over weekend

Sept. 25, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Two separate shootings shattered the peace in Geneva over the weekend. The first was on Friday evening in Charmilles....
Open carry - 100 years of Swiss tradition under threat

Open carry - 100 years of Swiss tradition under threat

Sept. 7, 2017, 5:37 a.m.
Should Switzerland change 100 years of tradition – just because the population is more nervous than it was?
Man arrested after shooting with army rifle

Man arrested after shooting with army rifle

July 18, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
Lucerne police have arrested a 34 year old Swiss national on suspicion of shooting a 21 year old Kosovan with a Swiss...
Elderly man sought after Zurich shooting

Elderly man sought after Zurich shooting

July 17, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
A man – described by police as elderly – is being sought after a gun was fired near a bar in Zurich.
130,000 go to biggest shooting event in the world

130,000 go to biggest shooting event in the world

June 12, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
The biggest shooting competition in the world took place over the weekend in Schaffhausen. 130,000 turned up to watch...
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