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Albanian teenager killed in high school shooting

December 4, 2013

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian authorities say a gunman with an automatic rifle has killed a teenager at a high school.

Ornela Cako, police spokeswoman in the nearby city of Durres, said a 17-year-old boy was killed Wednesday morning. She said another student was suspected but that no arrests had been made so far.

The motive for the shooting in the town of Shkozet, 20 kilometers (12 miles) west Tirana, were not immediately clear, and it was unclear whether the victim had been specifically targeted.

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