Swedish police reported that a masked man stabbed four students and one teacher outside a cafe, killing the teacher and injuring the others earlier this morning.
The incident happened in the cafe area of Kronan school in the the city of Trollhättan, before officers open fired on the sword-wielding maniac.
The attacker – who has been identified as a man in his 20s – is now being treated for gunshot wounds at a nearby hospital, along with his four victims. It’s been confirmed that some of the victims have been seriously injured and are currently being treated.
Local media reported that there was ‘considerable confusion’ at the scene, with students seen fleeing the school in panic.
Dozens of family members and friends are now at the scene and awaiting further news about the victims and their conditions.