Teen gunman kills 15 in school rampage

A TEENAGE gunman killed 15 people, including nine pupils, before turning the weapon on himself in a horrific bloodbath today.

A TEENAGE gunman killed 15 people, including nine pupils, before turning the weapon on himself in a horrific bloodbath today.

Tim Kretschmer, 17, the son of a wealthy businessman and gun collector, walked into his old school at about 9.30am today and shot the students, three teachers, and a passer-by before fleeing.

Seven of the pupils were girls and two of the teachers and the other adult were women.

He hijacked a van before eventually being stopped 25 miles away in a shootout which saw two more people killed. He then shot himself.


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Seven more girls were injured in the carnage, but not seriously.

Police said Kretschmer had walked calmly through the school shooting his victims in the head as they tried to escape.

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