Swiss police find body of suspected Islamic center shooter

Swiss police say they have found the body of a man suspected of opening fire and injuring three men at a Muslim prayer hall in Zurich.

The attack on Monday evening is not believed to be linked to the so-called Islamic State (IS) movement, a statement adds.

“We assume that the dead person we found is the perpetrator of the shooting at the Islamic centre in Zurich,” Zurich police say in a tweet.

It added that there is “no indication that the perpetrator has a link to IS (Islamic State).”

The body was found after a search for the shooter near the scene. No details were given on how he died.

The announcement came after a man, around 30 years old, burst into the Islamic Center in central Zurich around 5:30 p.m. (1630 GMT) on Monday and began shooting, according to police.


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