At least 8 people killed in Czech pub shooting

Czech shootingGoogle MapsThe Czech town of Uhersky Brod is approximately 183 miles from the Czech Republic capital Prague.

An armed man killed nine people on Tuesday after storming into a pub and opening fire in the eastern Czech town of Uhersky Brod, state television said.

Czech mayor Patrik Kuncar said the shooter was a man around 60 years old and was killed in the attack, the Associated Press reports.

“According to our information, there are nine dead on the spot,” Czech television channel Ceska Televize (CT) said.

The area surrounding the pub has been cordoned off, and traffic is being diverted.

Police spokesman Pavel Benedikt Stransky refused to confirm the information but said the gunman “has already been subdued.”

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