At least 6 people killed in shooting at Czech teaching hospital

A shooter killed at least six people this morning at a teaching hospital in the Czech Republic, according to local authorities.

The local governor of the north-eastern city of Ostrava confirmed the death count, with at least two more people severely injured, the BBC reported. The attack is said to have taken place about 7 a.m. local time, according to the Czech police.

Several hours after the attack, the 42-year-old suspect shot himself after law enforcement closed in,