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Italy: Man kills three in Milan court in shooting spree

  • A man, believed to be involved in a bankruptcy case, shot and killed three people in a courtroom in Milan, Italy.

    Claudio Giardiello, the suspected gunman, was later arrested after he fled the Palace of Justice, the scene of the crime, on a motorcycle. His former lawyer, a co-defendant and a judge were killed in the shooting spree. Two wounded people were taken to hospital.

    According to some reports, Giardiello was attending a bankruptcy hearing inside the courtroom before the killings.

    The incident has shocked the country and raised questions over security in public buildings. 

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