12 dead, 6 injured in Montenegro mass shooting

Twelve people, including the gunman, were killed in a shooting in Montenegro on Friday, local media reported, while six others were wounded.

Police at the scene in the western Montenegrin city of Citinje declined to comment on the incident.

Media reports said that a man in Setinge randomly opened fire in his neighborhood after a family dispute, killing 11 people and injuring six others.

Emergency services personnel, police officers and investigators man the scene of a shooting in Cetinje, Montenegro.
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A relative of a victim speaks on the phone in front of a hospital in the city after a mass shooting in Cetinje, Montenegro, on August 12, 2022.
A relative of a victim speaks on the phone in front of a hospital in the city after a mass shooting in Cetinje, Montenegro, on August 12, 2022.
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The man was later shot dead by police, reports said, adding that a police officer was also among the injured.

Montenegro’s interior ministry said it would not comment on the shooting before a news briefing on Friday evening.

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