German school shooting leaves one person wounded, children safe


Police officers stand near the building of a school where shots were fired, in the northern city of Bremerhaven, Germany, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

BERLIN (Reuters) -Shots were fired at a German school in the northern city of Bremerhaven on Thursday and one person, who was not a student, was wounded, police said, adding an armed person had been taken into custody.

On its website, the Lloyd Gymnasium, which has around 1,150 students, posted a notice saying: "Dear parents, your children are safe." It gave a phone number that parents could call for further information.

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