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Finland school shooting latest: Several injured after gunman opens fire


Several people have been injured after a gunman opened fire at a school in Finland. Police and paramedics have swarmed the scene in Vantaa following the attack on Tuesday morning.

Local reports say police believe those injured are children. Members of the public are being urged to stay away from the area after officers were first called at around 9.08am.

Finnish police said in a statement: “Police are at the scene investigating the incident. Bystanders are asked to stay away from the area and indoors. The door should not be opened to strangers,’ the police said in a statement.”

Vantaa is found around ten miles north of Finland’s capital of Helsinki and is home to around 250,000 people.

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