Teenager attacks teacher with hammer and then opens fire in school

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According to Interfax referring to a source in law enforcement agencies, a student of school #1 of the town of Ivanteyevka in Moscow suburbs attacked the teacher with a hammer, and then opened fire.

“According to preliminary information, a student of school #1 of Ivanteyevka in the Moscow region came to school with a hammer and hit his teacher. At the moment, she is in intensive care,” the source said.

The student armed himself with a pneumatic rifle and started shooting from it. As a result, several students jumped out of the window, and were injured.

It also became known that the attacker threw smoke bombs in the class. There were also reports of explosives, but there was no confirmation of it.

The latest status message on the student’s page in Russian social network VKontakte says “delete my life 05.09.2017”. According to preliminary data, he was going to commit suicide after the attack. He was working on his shooting skills through the summer.

Other students of the school say that he was preparing for the attack for a long time. On his page in VKontakte the student used pseudonym Columbine, which is the name of American high school where a mass murder happened in 1999.

Newspaper Izvestia published a video of the student’s detention.

Source: ruposters.ru